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NW 56th Street Bridge

Photos 

Right Descending Bank

Photo taken by Mark Frazier in March 2013

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BH Photo #273180

Map 

Description 

Only the pier on the right descending bank, and some of the span steel remain.

Facts 

Overview
Lost truss Bridge over Line Creek on NW 56th Street
Location
Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri
Status
Destroyed by flooding
Design
Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19595, -94.60992   (decimal degrees)
39°11'45" N, 94°36'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/360976/4339755 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Kansas City
Inventory number
BH 59300 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Destroyed by flood (338)
Kansas City, Missouri (146)
Lally columns (256)
Lost (18,942)
Missouri (5,968)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pin-connected (3,301)
Platte County, Missouri (55)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Lally columns", "Pin-connected"
  • January 20, 2014: Added by Mark Frazier

Sources 

Comments 

NW 56th Street Bridge
Posted July 20, 2014, by Mark Frazier (mfrazier [at] kc [dot] rr [dot] com)

Old USGS quad excerpt showing original road alignment, by Wes Minder.