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West Kansas Avenue Bridge

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Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kansas River on Kansas Avenue/K-32
Location
Wyandotte County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1912, rehabilitated 1938
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Also called
Kansas River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08737, -94.65911   (decimal degrees)
39°05'15" N, 94°39'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/356507/4327781 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shawnee
Inventory number
BH 44778 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1912 (811)
Built during 1910s (9,487)
Have street view (26,251)
Kansas (3,174)
Kansas River (33)
Lost (23,716)
Pennsylvania truss (471)
Pratt through truss (5,263)
Pratt truss (9,103)
Replaced by new bridge (15,841)
Through truss (14,682)
Truss (32,183)
Wyandotte County, Kansas (49)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited History and Year Built

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

West Kansas Avenue Bridge
Posted April 5, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This was a very significant structure which consisted of at least 6 spans.

Two spans were Pennsylvania trusses and at least one span was a Pratt/Warren hybrid.

KHSH page with photograph:

http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?tab=details&in=209-2820-...

Just look at this incredible structure!