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Tails & Trails Bridge

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Proposed location

It's a big bridge over a little river.

Photo taken by Clark Vance in September 2015

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BH Photo #337702

Map 

Description 

Relocated from US 40 Blue River crossing in 2015.

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Little Blue River on Trail
Location
Grandview, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
In storage or disassembled
Future prospects
Partially preserved in a new location
History
Built 1933 for US 40, relocated to park 2015
Builders
- Davis Construction Co. of Boonville, Missouri (Contractor)
- Gerard Knutson Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Contractor)
- Kansas City Structural Steel Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Fabricator)
- Lam Construction Co. (Contractor)
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Total length: 140.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87236, -94.50481   (decimal degrees)
38°52'21" N, 94°30'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/369459/4303688 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belton
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 19
Inventory number
BH 69218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2015: New photo from Clark Vance
  • September 16, 2015: Added by Clark Vance

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Sources 

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

Comments 

Tails & Trails Bridge
Posted October 29, 2015, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Students from Grandview High School senior engineering design class meet with City Public Works Director Dennis Randolph to discuss their role in reconstructing the bridge and developing surrounding amenities.