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RI - MO 350 Overpass

Photos 

Looking West

The railroad is inactive, not abandoned. Otherwise I suspect they would have torn this out to widen the highway.

Photo taken by Clark Vance in June 2011

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BH Photo #200511

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Deck Plate Girder bridge over MO 350 on the Rock Island Trail (former CRI&P)
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
At risk
History
Built 1934 when US 50 was increased to four lanes, abandoned by railroad 1980, converted to trail 2021
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Ballasted Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Knobtown Bridge
RI MO 350 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.96584, -94.42994   (decimal degrees)
38°57'57" N, 94°25'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/376117/4313958 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lees Summit
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 22
Elevation
829 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MoDOT K-444 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 36480 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 15, 2013: New Street View added by Joe Leets
  • December 24, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Added NBI data
  • June 7, 2011: New photo from Clark Vance
  • April 25, 2008: Added by Max Johnson

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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

Comments 

RI MO 350 Overpass
Posted December 5, 2013, by Kelly McClanahan

According to a local news report, MoDot wants to remove the bridge, sighting traffic and limited sight distance. Project under review.