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Spring Branch Road Bridge

Photos 

Looking west

Photo taken by Clark Vance in February 2013

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BH Photo #247998

Map 

Description 

Before it was called Truman Road this was Spring Branch Road. The Little Blue wandered around until finally forced into a channel 30-40 years ago. A new alignment of the road to the north and replacement bridge may have resulted from a change in the channel.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Branch (or former channel) of Little Blue River on former Spring Branch Road
Location
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
Design
Short span, perhaps a pony truss
Also called
Old Truman Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08912, -94.30748   (decimal degrees)
39°05'21" N, 94°18'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/386922/4327480 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Springs
Inventory number
BH 55442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Independence, Missouri (10)
Jackson County, Missouri (237)
Lost (18,665)
Missouri (5,935)
Mystery (84)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2013: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com