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Benton Avenue Viaduct

Photo 

Postcard

Postcard submitted by James Baughn

BH Photo #123434

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete deck girder bridge over Frisco Railroad on Benton Avenue/Kimbrough Avenue in Springfield
Location
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1927; replaced 1978
Builders
- F. D. Hughes of Dallas, Texas
- M.E. Gillioz of Monett, Missouri (Contractor)
Design
Concrete deck girder
Dimensions
Total length: 980.0 ft.
Also called
Kimbrough Avenue Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.21144, -93.28740   (decimal degrees)
37°12'41" N, 93°17'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/474499/4118367 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield
Land survey
T. 29 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 13
Inventory number
BH 37112 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "F. D. Hughes"
  • June 29, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Revised GPS Coordinates
  • September 9, 2008: New photo from James Baughn
  • August 9, 2008: Added by James Baughn

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