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Galena viaduct

See the westbound or the eastbound Route 66 descriptions.

Built in1923
StatusOpen for traffic
GPS37.082178,-94.635791
LocationGalena
CountyCherokee
StateKansas

This, built in 1923, viaduct spans a railroad track of the Missouri Kansas and Texas Railroad. It is a concrete-encased steel girder structure. It was built with the help of Federal funds prior to the existence of Route 66.

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