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Katy Trail - Moniteau Creek Bridge

Photos 

Side view from south

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #105486

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder railroad bridge over Moniteau Creek on the Katy Trail just outside of Rocheport
Location
Rocheport, Howard County, Missouri, and Boone County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only
History
Built 1942 After the Old Bridge was Destroyed in a Derailment
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97834, -92.56963   (decimal degrees)
38°58'42" N, 92°34'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/537277/4314460 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rocheport
Inventory number
BH 21662 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 22, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 12, 2006: Posted additional photo from Bettye Warner

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Todd W. Baslee
  • Bettye Warner - bkwofc [at] i1 [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Moniteau Creek Katy Trail Bridge
Posted May 20, 2011, by Garrett (hugeroblox [at] hotmai [dot] com)

this bridge has new abutments and a new concrete deck.