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E. Atherton Sibley Road

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AthertonSiblelyBridge

Area is highlighted where bridge was

Taken From Google Earth, submitted by Kelly McClanahan

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BH Photo #355589

Map 

Description 

Cannot tell, most measurements where done with shadows. Bridge was removed sometime between 1996-2002.

This was originally called Ferry Road a century ago.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over BNSF Railway on E. Atherton Sibley Road
Location
Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1925; removed between 1996-2000
Builder
- Unknown
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Ferry Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19205, -94.20435   (decimal degrees)
39°11'31" N, 94°12'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/395993/4338779 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buckner
Land survey
T. 51 N., R. 30 W., Sec. 34
Elevation
725 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 72566 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1994)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
248

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,874)
Jackson County, Missouri (237)
Lost (18,942)
Missouri (5,968)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,015)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Through truss (12,950)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,701)
Truss (29,552)
Unknown (33)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2016: Added location and NBI data from 1996
  • June 22, 2016: Added by Kelly McClanahan

Sources 

  • Kelly McClanahan

Comments 

E. Atherton Sibley Road
Posted July 7, 2016, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

I drove across this one a few times in the early '80s and recall low railings, either a low truss or pipe railings. I'm fairly certain this was not a through truss 35 years ago.