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Watson-Lindbergh Cloverleaf Bridge

Photos 

Missouri State Archives

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BH Photo #447549

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Lindbergh Blvd. on Watson Road (formerly US 66) as part of the first cloverleaf interchange west of the Mississippi River
Location
St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Opened to traffic August 20, 1931; replaced 1983
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.55567, -90.40670   (decimal degrees)
38°33'20" N, 90°24'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/725973/4270658 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirkwood
Land survey
T. 44 N., R. 5 E., Sec. 13
Inventory number
BH 38137 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,440)
Built 1931 (849)
Built during 1930s (11,061)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,728)
Deck arch (10,682)
Interchange/Cloverleaf (6)
Lost (21,297)
Lost 1983 (88)
Lost during 1980s (1,162)
MO 366 (1)
Missouri (6,109)
Replaced by new bridge (14,047)
St. Louis County, Missouri (180)
US 50 (93)
US 61 (93)
US 66 (267)
US 67 (96)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2019: New photo from Joe Sonderman
  • May 18, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • November 16, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Comments 

Watson-Lindbergh Cloverleaf Bridge
Posted October 13, 2010, by Mark Dellbringge

http://www.66postcards.com/images/kirkwoodoverpass.jpg

Picture of old Lindbergh and Watson interchange

(Photos are copyrighted so I can't download it to put on website.)

Watson-Lindbergh Cloverleaf Bridge
Posted October 13, 2010, by Mark Dellbringge

http://www.66postcards.com/images/kwoodaerial.jpg

Aerial view of old Lindbergh and Watson interchange

Watson-Lindbergh Cloverleaf Bridge
Posted October 13, 2010, by Mark Dellbringge

http://www.66postcards.com/images/kwood2.jpg

Color picture of old Lindbergh and Watson interchange