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Hickman Mills Rd Railroad Bridge

Map 

Description 

This carried US 71 up from the Blue River valley and into south Kansas City.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stringer bridge over MP and UP RR on Hickman Mills Rd (old US 71)
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927; replaced 1984
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 233.0 ft.
Deck width: 53.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97524, -94.55305   (decimal degrees)
38°58'31" N, 94°33'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/365468/4315175 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grandview
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 22
Inventory number
BH 69487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 30, 2015: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

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