Bannister Road Bridge
Photo taken by James Baughn
BH Photo #105585
This polygonal pony truss bridge was one of many built around Jackson County in the 1930s when many of the county highways were created. There were many built in this style and I believe this was one of the last (along with Noland Road about a mile NNE) to be replaced.
- Lost pony truss bridge over Little Blue River on Bannister Road in Kansas City
- Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1931; replaced ca. 2004
- Parker pony truss with rounded, vertical endposts
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 175.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.94636, -94.43040 (decimal degrees)
38°56'47" N, 94°25'49" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/376042/4311796 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Lees Summit
- Land survey
- T. 48 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 27
- 800 ft. above sea level
- Inventory numbers
- MONBI 25509 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21682 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- June 20, 2006: Bridge has been replaced
- Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com