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UP - 122nd Street Overpass

Photos 

North abutment

Photo taken by Clark Vance in November 2013

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BH Photo #269464

Map 

Description 

Main line built 1931 and shared between Rock Island (now Union Pacific) and Milwaukee Road (now Canadian Pacific/Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern).

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over 122nd Street on Union Pacific Railroad/Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Clay County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931, Approaches Added 1948
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (main span)
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (Approaches)
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31389, -94.32003   (decimal degrees)
39°18'50" N, 94°19'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/386200/4352440 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kearney
Land survey
52N-30W-18
Inventory number
BH 58646 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 11, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • November 3, 2013: New photos from Clark Vance
  • November 2, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway", "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "railroad"

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com