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KCS - Stadium Drive Bridge

Photos 

Looking back toward Raytown (east)

Photo taken by Clark Vance in December 2011

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BH Photo #238497

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Kansas City Southern changed to a more easterly alignment in 1929, coinciding with the opening of the Fisher body and Chevrolet plant at Leeds. In the 1930s the road was Alternate US Route 40 and may have been US 40 (The Victory Highway) in early years.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete encased steel stringer bridge over Stadium Drive (former Raytown Road) on Kansas City Southern Railway
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Concrete encased steel stringer
Also called
Stadium Drive Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05747, -94.50240   (decimal degrees)
39°03'27" N, 94°30'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/370006/4324228 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kansas City
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 24
Elevation
975 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 53372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2018: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Concrete encased steel stringer"
  • December 15, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 15, 2018: New photo from Kelly McClanahan
  • March 6, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 1, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Kansas City Southern Railway", "railroad"

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