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Frost Road Tunnel

Photos 

Looking NE

RR west is to the left

Photo taken by Clark Vance in July 2013

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BH Photo #260863

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

The rail line is on fill where it crosses the road. This is a culvert large enough to pass a wagon.

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Frost Road on Inactive Rock Island RR
Location
Raytown, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
Work to begin in 2017 to covert in to rail trail, to be completed 2018.
History
Built 1904
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97882, -94.42996   (decimal degrees)
38°58'44" N, 94°25'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/376137/4315398 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lees Summit
Land survey
48N-32W-15
Inventory number
BH 51803 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2013: New Street View added by Kelly McClanahan
  • July 24, 2013: New photos from Clark Vance
  • March 22, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", removed chicago and rock Island
  • March 22, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Chicago and Rock Island Railroad", "One-lane traffic"

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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