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CMR - Woodson Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Dave

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BH Photo #338504

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Woodson Rd. on former Rock Island
Location
Overland, St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1973;
Railroads
- Central Midland Railway (CMR)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Also called
Cotton Belt - Woodson Road Overpass
RI - Woodson Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68460, -90.36115   (decimal degrees)
38°41'05" N, 90°21'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/729531/4285082 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clayton
Land survey
T. 46 N., R. 6 E., Sec. 32
Inventory number
BH 55981 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • October 2, 2015: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "St. Louis Southwestern Railway"
  • April 9, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped/added info
  • April 9, 2013: Added by Joe Leets

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Daniel Barnes

Comments 

CMR - Woodson Road Overpass
Posted October 2, 2015, by Dave (direwolf42 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Just noticed that this bridge was listed as abandoned/derelict. We run trains over it daily. Also it was never TRRA, but formerly Rock Island, then SSW/UP and now CMR. Thanks!