Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge - Riverton / Baxter Springs, KS
N 37° 04.420 W 094° 44.444
15S E 345259 N 4104461
Quick Description: Only remaining Marsh Arch Bridge on Old Route 66.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 10/23/2007 8:54:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM2F8T
Rainbow Arch Bridge was constructed in 1923 over the Brush Creek.
West of Riverton on the way to Baxter Springs, Kansas you'll find this historic Marsh Arch "Rainbow Bridge" on the old alignment of Route 66. Through the efforts of the Kansas Historic Route 66 Association this historic bridge was saved and restored in 1992. Not only does this bridge make great photo opportunities, but you can still drive over it!
It is the only remaining Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge on Route 66.
It was listed on the National Registry, March 10,1983.
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor Vehicles
What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Date constructed: 1923
Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes
Name of road or trail the bridge services: Old Route 66
Riverton and Baxter Springs, KS
Length of bridge: Not listed
Height of bridge: Not listed
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