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Jefferson Avenue Footbridge

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West side

Photo taken Jan. 2007 by Greg Hall

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Overview
Cantilevered through truss pedestrian bridge over the Frisco/BNSF rail yard in downtown Springfield
Location
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Completed Aug. 29, 1902, by the American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2002
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- J.W. Hoover (Construction engineer)
Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 562.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 2, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23065, -93.28875   (decimal degrees)
37°13'50" N, 93°17'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/474386/4120498 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Springfield
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000865 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 21534 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • January 29, 2007: Posted photos from Greg Hall

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