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Vandeventer Avenue Overpass

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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

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BH Photo #176006

Map 

Facts 

Overview
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
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Removed
History
Built 1935 by the Missouri State Highway Department; removed 2005 along with the old Chouteau Avenue viaduct (built 1918).
Design
Steel arch (main span) with concrete tee beam approaches
Dimensions
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)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2010: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Clarified history
  • September 5, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • August 18, 2010: Added by Mark Dellbringge

Sources 

  • Mark Dellbringge

Comments 

Vandeventer Avenue Overpass
Posted August 20, 2010, by Mark Dellbringge

Another link to Vandeventer Overpass, this website is a collection of pictures showing demolition (along with demolition of the old Chouteau Avenue Bridge).

http://gatermannt.homeip.net/gallery/chouteaubridge_remnants...

Vandeventer Avenue Overpass
Posted August 20, 2010, by Mark Dellbringge

Photo of old rusty Vandeventer Avenue overpass, main span.

(Photo is copyrighted so I can't download it to put it on website.)

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3234/2312306263_a113ffa702_b....