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Victorian Footbridge

Victorian Footbridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: November 15, 2016 and July 3, 2021

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Forest Park Walkway Over River Des Peres Lagoon
Location
St. Louis: St. Louis City, Missouri: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1885 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
1994
Main Span Length
65.0 Feet (19.8 Meters)
Structure Length
100.0 Feet (30.5 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
3 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

Complimented by ornate decorations, this unique bridge design has the appearance of a combination of a truss bridge and a suspension bridge. Indeed the bridge is difficult to classify. It is unclear if it is best classified as a continuous truss, or as a braced suspension bridge. The bridge has cast iron towers at the pier points, and the ends of the bridge consist of vertical end posts which are anchored by rods that extend a short distance beyond the end of the bridge into the ground.


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