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E. 51st Street Bridge

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North rail

Photo taken by Clark Vance in August 2012

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BH Photo #238310

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Union Pacific (formerly MoPac) RR on 51st Street
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1946 when the railroad moved to this alignment.
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
UP RR Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.02852, -94.41983   (decimal degrees)
39°01'43" N, 94°25'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/377101/4320900 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 35
Elevation
940 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MONBI 25458 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 53113 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2016)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 50.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
620

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2013: New Street View added by Kelly McClanahan
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Missouri Pacific Railroad"

Sources 

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