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Santa Fe Street Bridge

Santa Fe Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 2, 2016

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Santa Fe Street Over Railroad (BNSF)
Location
Sibley: Jackson County, Missouri: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1912
Main Span Length
163 Feet (50 Meters)
Structure Length
165 Feet (50 Meters)
Roadway Width
13.5 Feet (4.11 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
23278

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This bridge's heavy construction (compared to typical pin-connected highway bridges) yet lightweight construction  (compared to typical pin-connected railroad bridges) suggest that this is a very old railroad bridge that was relocated and reused at this location as a highway bridge. John Marvig suggests a history that matches these field observations, noting that the bridge was likely built 1888 to cross the Little Blue River west of Sibley, and relocated here in 1912. Marvig notes that the bridge is one of many Santa Fe bridges to be reused for road traffic.

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