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RI - 75th Street Overpass

Photos 

Looking west

Photo taken by Clark Vance in December 2011

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BH Photo #228292

Map 

Street View 

Description 

As of February 2021 the bridge has been cleared and provided with pedestrian railings as part of the Rock Island Trail.

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over 75th Street on Rock Island Trail (former CRI&P)
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Converted to trail
History
Built 1903
Builder
- J.L. Campbell (Chief Engineer)
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.98566, -94.43849   (decimal degrees)
38°59'08" N, 94°26'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/375411/4316169 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lees Summit
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 15
Elevation
900 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 51804 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2021: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Rail-to-trail"
  • February 23, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added engineer
  • December 29, 2019: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Concrete encased steel stringer"
  • November 14, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 20, 2013: New Street View added by Kelly McClanahan
  • August 1, 2012: Updated by Max Johnson: Updated "status"
  • March 23, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • March 22, 2012: Added by Clark Vance

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Kelly McClanahan
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com