National Steel Bridge Alliance

Christopher S. Bond Bridge

Prize Bridge Information

  • Year Awarded: 2012
  • Year Completed: 2010
  • Location: Kansas City, MO
  • Award Class: Major Span
  • Designer/EOR: Parsons Corporation
  • Fabricator: W&W/AFCO Steel
  • Owner: Missouri Department of Transportation
  • General Contractor: Paseo Corridor Constructors
  • Detailer: Tensor Engineering Company
  • Architect: Touchstone Architecture & C onsulting, P.A.

Structure Information

  • Structure Type: Cable Strayed
  • Coating System: Paint
  • Span Length (ft): Main Span = 550-0‰Û Side Span = 451-6‰Û South Approach = 150-0‰Û North Approach =117-4‰Û, 177-2‰Û, 177-2‰Û and 91-10‰Û
  • Structure Length (ft): Main Span=1001.50ft; S. Approach=150ft; N. Approach=563.50ft
  • Average Deck Width (ft): Main Span = 137.00 ft; North & South Approach = 126.00 ft
  • Steel Weight/Deck Area (lb/ft²): Main Span = 51.1 psf; North & South Approach = 37 psf
  • Amount of Steel (tons): 5310
  • Cost: $232 million