James River

View Exhibit map

BSNF - Turner Station Bridge (Greene County, Missouri)
Pony plate girder railroad bridge over James River just south of the Turner Station Bridge near Route D
Open to railroad traffic

Galena Y Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Opened November 1927, replacing an earlier truss bridge. Made obsolete by a new highway bridge in 1986 and closed to vehicular traffic.
Five-span open-spandrel arch bridge with Y-shaped approach over James River at Galena
Open to pedestrians only

Howard Ford Bridge (Christian County, Missouri)
Built 1920-21 by the Pioneer Construction Co. of Kansas City; replaced 1990
Lost through truss over James River on Blue Springs Road (CR 143) northwest of Nixa in Springfield
Replaced by new concrete bridge

MNA - James River Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Plate girder bridge over James River and MO 248 on the MNA Railroad at Galena
Open to railroad traffic

River Road Bridge (Greene County, Missouri)
Built 1922-23 by contractor M.E. Gillioz; bypassed by new bridges on US 60 in 1953 and US 65 in 1960
Preserved through truss bridge over James River on River Road (Old US 60/65) in Springfield
Open to pedestrians only as part of a city walking trail, but could still handle vehicular traffic

Turner Station Bridge (Greene County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1925; Bypassed by new bridge 1974
Through truss bridge over James River on FM 148 (Old Route D) east of Springfield
Only to pedestrians only, but could still handle two-lane vehicular traffic