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RI - Raytown Lee's Summit Road underpass

Photo 

Knobtown looking east through the old bridge

From the book: Results of County Planning. No publisher or copyright information. From around 1930.

Photo uploaded by Clark Vance

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BH Photo #530870

Description 

Large concrete culvert allowing a road to pass under the CRI&P. Replaced with a girder bridge when the road was widened.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Raytown Lee's Summit Road (US 50) on CRI&P Railroad
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca 1903 when the RI was built, replaced 1934 when US 50 was widened
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
US 50 underpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.96597, -94.42985   (decimal degrees)
38°57'57" N, 94°25'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/376125/4313971 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 22
Elevation
829 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 88499 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2022: New photo from Clark Vance
  • March 11, 2020: Added by Clark Vance

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Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com