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Ted Jones Trail - Florissant Road Overpass

Photos 

The east face

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in September 2010

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BH Photo #177164

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Florissant Road on the North County Bikeway (Ted Jones Trail)
Location
Bel-Ridge, St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Open to bicyclists and pedestrians
Future prospects
Preserved. This was the former Wabash railroad (later Norfolk & Western) right of way, before it was abandoned in the 1980's.
History
Built 1895 by the Detroit Bridge & Iron Works, Detroit, MI
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder with stone abutments
Dimensions
Span length: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #31
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.71230, -90.30397   (decimal degrees)
38°42'44" N, 90°18'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/734415/4288301 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clayton
Land survey
T. 46 N., R. 6 E., Sec. 23
Inventory number
BH 44410 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added Wabash bridge number
  • September 14, 2010: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Modified future prospects to show "preserved"
  • September 12, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • September 11, 2010: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Added year of construction and builder
  • March 12, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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