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US 24 over KCS Railroad Bridge

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Long shot of west abutment

Taken from Wilson Road

Photo taken by Clark Vance in July 2013

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Overview
Steel rigid frame bridge over KCS Railroad on US 24 (Winner Road) in Kansas City
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934-35 by M.E. Gillioz; rehabilitated 1977
Builder
- M.E. Gillioz of Monett, Missouri (Contractor)
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Eight-span steel rigid frame
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 342.7 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Winner Road over KCS Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.10508, -94.49427   (decimal degrees)
39°06'18" N, 94°29'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/371019/4329302 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Land survey
T. 50 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 31
Inventory numbers
MONBI 6023 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MoDOT K-393R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 21698 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 40.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
12,445

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Changed to US 24 since road name changes at river
  • August 11, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Kansas City Southern Railway", "Railroad"

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