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Buck O'Neil Bridge

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Carries  US 169
Official name  Buck O'Neil Bridge
Design  Through arch bridge
Opened  9 September 1956
Location  Kansas City
Body of water  Missouri River
Crosses  Missouri River
Other name(s)  Broadway Bridge
Construction started  1955
Total length  776 m
Bridge type  Through arch bridge
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Locale  Kansas City, Missouri to North Kansas City, Missouri
Similar  Hannibal Bridge, Second Hannibal Bridge, Heart of America Bridge, ASB Bridge, Paseo Bridge

Modot helps rename the broadway bridge to the buck o neil bridge


The Buck O'Neil Bridge is a triple arch bridge that spans the Missouri River in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States. It first opened for traffic September 9, 1956 as the Broadway Bridge. It was built at a cost of $12 million. It was a toll bridge until 1991.

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Map of Buck O'Neil Bridge, Kansas City, MO, USA

It replaced the Second Hannibal Bridge just to its east which had handled auto traffic on its upper level.

It provides access from downtown Kansas City to the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and to the city of Riverside, Missouri. U.S. Route 169, which the bridge carries across the river, never enters North Kansas City, Missouri, but skirts the western border.

On June 24, 2016 the Bridge was officially renamed from the Broadway Bridge to the Buck O'Neil Bridge named after the Kansas City Monarchs player and manager John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil.

Buck o neil bridge


References

Buck O'Neil Bridge Wikipedia


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