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Interurban Road Todd Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Clark Vance in February 2012

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BH Photo #225088

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Additional pictures and history found here: http://www.interurbanroad.com/

Built by the The Kansas City, Clay County, and St. Joseph Interurban Railway which started construction in 1911 and opened in 1913. Robert P. Woods of Indianapolis, consulting engineer. Operation ceased in March 1933.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Todd Creek on NW Interurban Road in Kansas City
Location
Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri
Status
Bypassed by new bridge
History
Built 1912
Builder
- Robert P. Woods of Indianapolis, Indiana (Consulting Engineer)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Kansas City, Clay County & St. Joseph Railway (KCCC&StJ)
- Rail-to-road
Design
Luten Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
KCCC&StJ - Todd Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33827, -94.68047   (decimal degrees)
39°20'18" N, 94°40'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/355176/4355662 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ferrelview
Land survey
T. 52 N., R. 34 W., Sec. 11
Inventory numbers
MoDOT N-236B11 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 25373 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22355 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2008)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
825

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 11, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Interurban"
  • October 20, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed category "Other Interurban" as we know which railroad used this bridge
  • October 20, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Other Interurban", "railroad"
  • September 9, 2012: New photo from Mark Frazier
  • June 28, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Linked to related bridges
  • March 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Rail-to-road"
  • February 9, 2012: New photos from Clark Vance
  • December 2, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Added link to interurban RR history of this bridge
  • April 29, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com