Vandeventer Avenue Bridge
Old westbound right-of-way
Looking through this area, this is where the bridge met up with Chouteau Avenue at its eastern end. Look out in the distance and you can see the ramp now ends at Vandeventer Avenue.
Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in September 2010
BH Photo #176006
The was constructed as part of the Express Highway, connecting to Chouteau Avenue east of Manchester. When the new Vandeventer Overpass was completed in 1957, this viaduct basically became an exit ramp.
- Lost concrete stringer and steel arch bridge over Vandeventer Avenue on a feeder ramp between I-64/U.S. Hwy. 40 and Chouteau Avenue in St. Louis
- St. Louis, Missouri
- Built 1935 by the Missouri State Highway Department; removed 2005 along with the old Chouteau Avenue viaduct (built 1918).
- Steel arch (main span) with concrete tee beam approaches
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 742.2 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.62917, -90.24627 (decimal degrees)
38°37'45" N, 90°14'47" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/739710/4279224 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Granite City
- Inventory number
- BH 45928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- September 14, 2010: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Clarified history
- September 5, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
- August 18, 2010: Added by Mark Dellbringge