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18th Street Bridge

18th Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 5, 2016

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
US-69 (18th Street) Over Kansas River and Railroad (BNSF)
Location
Kansas City: Wyandotte County, Kansas: United States
Structure Type
Metal Continuous Bolt-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Continuous Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1959 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1989
Main Span Length
424 Feet (129 Meters)
Structure Length
2,227 Feet (679 Meters)
Roadway Width
56 Feet (17.07 Meters)
Spans
3 Main Span(s) and 10 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
999906901051361

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This bridge is a later example of a truss bridge. Typical of a mid-20th Century example, it shows no use of v-lacing or lattice on its built-up beams, and the use of rivets were confined to the shop assembly of built-up beams, with all field connections being bolted.

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