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RI - Cedar Creek Tributary Arch

Photo 

West face

Photo taken by Clark Vance 20200208

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BH Photo #465825

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Cedar Creek on Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Lee's Summit, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91129, -94.41755   (decimal degrees)
38°54'41" N, 94°25'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/377095/4307887 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lees Summit
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 11
Elevation
850 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 76343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2020: New photo from Clark Vance
  • March 30, 2017: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

RI - Cedar Creek Tributary Arch
Posted December 31, 2019, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

This structure is about the same size as the Chipman Road and Frost Road tunnels. There's no evidence that it ever carried a road.