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Rock Island Spur Trail - Willow Branch Bridge

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Rock Island Spur Trail Willow Branch Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2019

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BH Photo #460632

Description 

New trail bridge built using steel stringers over existing railroad bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Willow Branch on Rock Island Spur
Location
Cass County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1903, converted to trail use 2016
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Also called
RI Bridge #2580
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.73616, -94.21564   (decimal degrees)
38°44'10" N, 94°12'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/394343/4288200 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87215 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2019: New photos from John Marvig

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