Arsenal Street Bridge
UCEB, oblique view, south face
Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in June 2011
BH Photo #200605
The western end of the old bridge had a sharp left-hand turn for westbound motorists. The replacement bridge is built on a straight re-alignment of Arsenal Street. The replacement bridge is heavily used by tractor-trailers to access the railroad yards a short distance south.
- Lost combination open-spandrel arch bridge over River Des Peres and concrete stringer bridge over BNSF Railroad yards on Arsenal Street, just west of Jamieson Ave. in St. Louis
- St. Louis, Missouri
- Replaced by UCEB
- Built in 1928; replaced by UCEB in 1995
- Open-spandrel arch span over River Des Peres
Concrete stringer spans (balance of structure over railroad yard)
There was also a stairway on the bridge's southern face to allow access to a railroad yard security tower
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 645.0 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.60914, -90.30742 (decimal degrees)
38°36'33" N, 90°18'27" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/734451/4276842 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Webster Groves
- Land survey
- T. 45 N., R. 6 E., Sec. 26
- Inventory numer
- BH 46503 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- June 9, 2011: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
- October 15, 2010: Added by Mark Dellbringge