This bridge was a replacement for a previous bridge which was the first bridge over the Missouri River. This bridge was originally built as a double-deck bridge, with the upper deck for highway traffic and the lower deck for railroad traffic. The bridge's use as a highway crossing ended with the construction of the Broadway Bridge. The upper deck has been removed, and only a few clues remain as indicators of the bridge's double-deck past, such as some of the floorbeams and girders that once held the upper deck.
Above: A historical photo showing the bridge with both decks present and in use.
This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Double-Deck
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