At the time of its opening in 1954, the Paseo Bridge was the longest self-anchor suspension bridge ever constructed worldwide.
It held this title until 1959.
- Lost self-anchored suspension bridge across the Missouri River on I-29/I-35/US 71 in Kansas City
- Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and Clay County, Missouri
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1954; rehabilitated 1984 and 2005; replaced 2011
- Self-anchor suspension
Length of largest span: 616.0 ft.
Total length: 1,831.6 ft.
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.12260, -94.56587 (decimal degrees)
39°07'21" N, 94°33'57" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/364639/4331549 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Kansas City
- Land survey
- T. 50 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 23
- Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
- Inventory numbers
- MoDOT L-734R1 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 6674 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21706 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of August 2008)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- July 5, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Former toll"
- June 7, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Changed to lost
- January 8, 2011: Updated by Kim Harvey: bridge is closed
- November 19, 2010: New Street View added by Robert Elder
- October 1, 2008: Updated by Max Johnson: Updated "Future Prospects"
- April 24, 2008: Essay added by Max Johnson
- June 26, 2006: Posted new photos