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63rd Street Viaduct

Facts 

Overview
Lost six-span deck plate girder bridge over Big Blue River on 63rd Street Trafficway
Location
Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1936; replaced 1996
Builder
- W.A. Ross Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Contractor)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 141.1 ft.
Total length: 671.0 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Skew angle
30 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01417, -94.52620   (decimal degrees)
39°00'51" N, 94°31'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/367866/4319456 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kansas City
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 2
Inventory numbers
MO 048-S106B12 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MoDOT K-607 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 42781 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 14, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • 63rd Street Bridge over the Blue River - Photograph of the bridge over the Blue River at 63rd Street, which provided access to the Jackson County road system. This vantage point faces northwest towards the bridge from south of 63rd Street and east of Blue River.