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KCPS - Mill Creek Parkway Viaduct

Photo 

Courtesy of the Kansas City Times

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BH Photo #485375

Description 

Carried the streetcar that ran from Westport (see Mill Street Station), east of The Plaza, down to Brookside, through Waldo, and turned east and ended at Dodson (85th and Prospect). Much of the line has been converted to a trail.

Preceded by a DPG trestle.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete rigid frame bridge over Broadway on Dodson (Streetcar) Line
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1927
Builders
- Edward Buehler Delk (Designer)
- William G. Woolfolk & Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Contractor)
Railroads
- Kansas City Public Service Co. (KCPS)
- Streetcar
Design
Concrete rigid frame
Also called
KCPS - Mill Creek Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.04968, -94.58826   (decimal degrees)
39°02'59" N, 94°35'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/362562/4323489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kansas City
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 20
Inventory number
BH 69434 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • May 2, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • September 27, 2015: Added by Clark Vance

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