Bridges Bridges in Kansas

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A complete list of bridges in Kansas with pictures. Famous KS bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.

The 12th Street Bridge is an automobile crossing of the Kansas River in Kansas City, Kansas. ...more on Wikipedia

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The 18th Street Expressway Bridge is a one level deck truss, four lane crossing of the Kansas River in Kansas City, Kansas. It was built in 1959, to replace the Argentine Bridge to the west. It also rises above the BNSF railroad tracks. It was damaged in 2000, after a BNSF train derailed and destroyed one of the piers, which caused the south approach span to buckle, and disabled it for several months while it was being repaired. The bridge has no significant shoulder and no pedestrian walkway. ...more on Wikipedia

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23rd Street viaduct

7th Street Trafficway Bridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in Kansas
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The 7th Street Trafficway Bridge is a one level deck truss bridge over the Kansas River and BNSF Railway tracks on 7th Street. It was built in 1932, It connects the Armourdale district of Kansas City, Kansas, to the east end of the Argentine district of Kansas City, Kansas. In 1970, the bridge was resurfaced, repainted, and a new sister bridge was built. The new sister bridge, is a two lane girder bridge that that would now carry southbound lanes, making the deck truss bridge into a northbound bridge only. It is also called the Herman G. Dillon Bridge, and it survived the 1951 flood. ...more on Wikipedia

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