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McCutcheon Road Bridge


North Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in April 2008


BH Photo #113798

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Lost concrete frame bridge over I-64/US 40 on McCutcheon Road in Ladue
Ladue, St. Louis County, Missouri
Replaced by a new bridge
Built in 1944; replaced in 2008 as part of MoDOT's "New I-64 Project"
- Israel Brothers Construction Co.
- Sverdrup & Parcel of St. Louis, Missouri (Designer)
Two-span concrete frame overpass
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63162, -90.35439   (decimal degrees)
38°37'54" N, 90°21'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/730289/4279218 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Land survey
T. 45 N., R. 6 E., Sec. 20
Inventory numbers
MoDOT K-861 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 36469 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • March 2, 2009: Updated by Justin Zeid
  • November 25, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • July 22, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: updated status on bridge
  • April 22, 2008: Added by David Backlin



McCutcheon Road Bridge
Posted October 21, 2010, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

Thanks for the photos, Nathan!

McCutcheon Road Bridge
Posted October 21, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Library of Congress hasn't ever posted the HAER photos for this bridge, but I got scans from MoDOT and posted them here. They aren't as high quality, but they will get the job done, since LOC often takes years to get photos online.

Also, I added photos and State Level Recordation narratives for three other bridges on this expressway in St. Louis County. All were beautiful Art Deco overpasses that MoDOT pulverized into rubble. So much for Missouri's "Merritt Parkway"

McCutcheon Road Bridge
Posted July 18, 2008, by JZ (Zoomjz [at] aol [dot] com)

This bridge has been demolished. Photos of the demolition and construction of the new bridge are available on: