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UP - Blue River Bridge #2

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UP Blue River Bridge #2

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in February 2017

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BH Photo #381393

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Blue River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 295.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.89172, -94.58326   (decimal degrees)
38°53'30" N, 94°34'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/362690/4305952 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75849 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • March 6, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 1, 2017: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

UP - Blue River Bridge #2
Posted March 2, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The original RoW followed a less direct route and avoided the river crossings up to 95th St. Parts of the old RoW have been converted to a trail.