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Rock Island Trail - 3rd Street Overpass

Photos 

West side

Totally modern and in no way noteworthy.

Photo taken by Clark Vance in November 2018

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BH Photo #439055

Street View 

Description 

This was built ca 1978 when 3rd street was pushed west to Longview Farms and the Community College, not long before the railroad quit operating.

Facts 

Overview
Through plate girder over Southwest 3rd Street, Lee's Summit on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Lee's Summit, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
RI - 3rd Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91205, -94.41840   (decimal degrees)
38°54'43" N, 94°25'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/377023/4307972 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lees Summit
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 2 & 11
Elevation
900 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 64364 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2018: New photos from Clark Vance
  • June 10, 2015: New Street View added by Kelly McClanahan

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Kelly McClanahan
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com