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Old Longview Road Overpass

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Clark Vance in June 2011

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BH Photo #202942

Map 

Description 

Formerly, Longview Road turned north on Bennington then back west after passing under this bridge. In the mid '90s a new underpass was built allowing Longview Road to pass straight to the west.

http://www.burnsmcd.com/Projects/Detail/Rail-Bridge-over-Lon...

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bennington Ave on Kansas City Southern RR
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91615, -94.51448   (decimal degrees)
38°54'58" N, 94°30'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/368700/4308562 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grandview
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 1
Elevation
1020 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 49007 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1929 (954)
Built during 1920s (9,476)
Girder (9,134)
Jackson County, Missouri (253)
Kansas City Southern Railway (202)
Kansas City, Missouri (156)
Missouri (6,135)
Open (38,198)
Owned by railroad (11,095)
Plate girder (6,946)
Railroad (14,358)
Skewed (4,816)
Through girder (3,394)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Railroad"
  • June 30, 2011: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com