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East 23rd Street Viaduct

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #123160

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost plate girder bridge over Big Blue River on 23rd Street Trafficway
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1936; replaced 1997
Builders
- Black & Veatch of Kansas City, Missouri
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 1,639.1 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Also called
East Twenty-Third Street Viaduct (full name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08292, -94.49761   (decimal degrees)
39°04'59" N, 94°29'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/370467/4327045 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Inventory numbers
MO 048-S048B11 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 37376 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-102 - East Twenty-third Street Viaduct, Spanning Big Blue River at Manchester Trafficway, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com