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Interurban Road Jowler Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #150311

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span concrete arch bridge over Jowler Creek on Interurban Road
Location
Platte County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1912 for the Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph Electirc RR; replaced 1991
Builder
- Robert P. Woods of Indianapolis, Indiana (Consulting Engineer)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Kansas City, Clay County & St. Joseph Railway (KCCC&StJ)
Design
Two closed-spandrel Luten arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 106.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
KCCC&StJ - Jowler Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41747, -94.74276   (decimal degrees)
39°25'03" N, 94°44'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/349977/4364553 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Camden Point
Land survey
T. 53 N., R. 34 W., Sec. 8
Elevation
850 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MO 083-134000.7 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 40441 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Luten arch"
  • October 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Interurban"
  • October 20, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed category "Other Interurban"
  • October 20, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Other Interurban", "railroad"
  • June 28, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "KCCC&StJ interurban RR"
  • December 2, 2009: Posted HAER photos

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • HAER MO-92 - Jowler Creek Bridge, Spanning Jowler Creek at Interurban Road, Camden Point vicinity, Platte County, MO