Lewis and Clark (Intercity) Viaduct

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Lewis and Clark (Intercity) Viaduct

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Didn't see a thread about this, so here we go.

I took these pictures of the construction of the new westbound lewis and clark bridge from Kaw Point.

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What's cool is that the piers look kinda stylish. However, they match this plan....

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....which sees the total replacement of the eastbound portion. What makes it such a bummer is that the interesting steel latticework surrounding the pedestrian trail below (one of the draws of the path IMO) would be gone, replaced by a simple strip of concrete.

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If the bridge has to be replaced, it seems like the perfect candidate to be dismantled and rebuilt elsewhere, similar to the freighthouse bridge to union station.

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Re: Lewis and Clark (Intercity) Viaduct

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TheLastGentleman wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:02 am

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That's a bummer. The cathedral-like effect of that structure has made it a great spot for wedding photos (and graduation, and senior, and others).

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Re: Lewis and Clark (Intercity) Viaduct

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Lots of pictures from today

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We biked over to Kaw Point Park today, too. Perfect day for it.

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Re: Lewis and Clark (Intercity) Viaduct

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This is now 10 months past schedule, for a 34 month closure.

It's a good example if someone says a freeway can't be closed

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Re: Lewis and Clark (Intercity) Viaduct

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Opened this last week and has already closed because of a crash

https://www.kctv5.com/like-a-scene-out- ... 73842.html

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