Rating:
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Dodson Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Rodger Cletcher

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BH Photo #340785

Map 

Description 

Probably similar to the bridge south of Martin City on Holmes.

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Prospect Avenue
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1930; replaced 1996
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.96360, -94.55719   (decimal degrees)
38°57'49" N, 94°33'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/365087/4313890 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grandview
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 22
Inventory numbers
MO 048-S146B31 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42785 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2015: Updated by Luke: Merged image from forum comment.
  • September 17, 2013: New Street View added by Kelly McClanahan
  • June 14, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Dodson Bridge
Posted October 30, 2015, by Rodger Cletcher (carcassfinder [at] aol [dot] com)

I have a single pick of the old Dodson bridge in flood stage.