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BNSF - Leffingwell Avenue Bridge

Photos 

The south face

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in October 2010

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BH Photo #180640

Street View 

Description 

Northbound tunnel has 13'-6" clearance, southbound tunnel has 14'-0" clearance for vehicles.

Facts 

Overview
Two-span concrete arch bridge over Leffingwell Avenue on the BNSF Railroad in Kirkwood
Location
Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 19.0 ft.
Total length: 49.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.57187, -90.39502   (decimal degrees)
38°34'19" N, 90°23'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/726940/4272486 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirkwood
Inventory number
BH 37442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 18, 2022: Updated by Drew a. Walters: Added city name
  • October 4, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • October 3, 2010: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Added description (clearances)
  • September 18, 2008: Added by James Baughn

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