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10th Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1929
Concrete arch bridge over Mississippi River on 10th Avenue in Minneapolis
Open to traffic

1st Fort Snelling Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1880, Replaced 1912
Lost Deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Fort Snelling Road
Replaced by a new bridge

3rd Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1917
Concrete arch bridge over Mississippi River on MN 65 (3rd Avenue S) in Minneapolis
Open to traffic

Alton Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1928; closed for major repairs in 1959 and 1975; permanently closed January 4, 1994; first span imploded August 11, 1994, other 6 spans imploded August-October 1994
Lost seven-span through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 67 at Alton
Replaced by the Clark Bridge

Anoka-Champlin Bridge (Anoka County, Minnesota)
Built 1929
Reinforced concrete ribbed open-spandrel arch bridge over Mississippi River on US 169 in Anoka
Open to traffic

Arsenal Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1896, Rehabilitated 1983 & 1997
Baltimore through truss bridge over Mississippi River on 2 lanes of traffic and 2 rail lines in Davenport
Open to traffic

Audubon Bridge (Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana)
Built 2011
Cable-stayed bridge over Mississippi River on LA 10
Open to all traffic

Belmont-Columbus Ferry (Mississippi County, Missouri)
Ferry crossing over the Mississippi River on MO 80/KY 80 between Belmont and Columbus
Reported open by another user

Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Opened to traffic Dec. 13, 2003, replacing the old Cape Girardeau Bridge
Cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River connecting MO 34 and IL 146 at Cape Girardeau
Open to four-lane traffic

Black Hawk Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1955
Three-span cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on IA 9 at Lansing
Open to two-lane traffic

BN - Little Falls Bridge (Morrison County, Minnesota)
Built 1899 replacing the second truss bridge
Lost Deck plate girder bridge on Burlington Northern Railroad (Former NP)
Replaced by a new bridge

BNSF - Little Falls Bridge (Morrison County, Minnesota)
1990 replacing a steel deck plate girder bridge. Ferry service used to run here as early as 1868 before Northern Pacific bought the property rights and built the first of four bridges in 1877. This is the fourth structure at this location.
Concrete tee beam bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Mississippi River Bridge (Burlington) (Des Moines County, Iowa)
First bridge built 1868; Superstructure replaced and rebuilt 1893; 1893 structure replaced 2011-2012.
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railway in Burlington
Replaced by a new bridge 2011-2012

BNSF - Mississippi River Bridge (New) (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 2012
Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Mississippi River North Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1927/1963
Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Nicollet Island Bridge (East Channel) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
WB Spans Built 1927, EB Spans Built 2008
Deck plate girder bridge over East Channel Mississippi River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Nicollet Island Bridge (Main Channel) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1926 replacing a 1893 era girder bridge. Petit truss span added 1963 to comply to river navigation rules
Petit Through Truss and Deck Plate Girder bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - St. Cloud Crossing (Stearns County, Minnesota)
Built in 1892 as part of the Great Northern Railroad. Rehabilitated in 1922. Changed hands in 1970, 1996, and again in 2000. Still serves traffic as part of a short line going through St. Cloud
Pratt deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

Broadway Avenue Bridge (Morrison County, Minnesota)
Built 1941; rehabilitated 1983
Steel stringer bridge over Mississippi River on MN Hwy. 27
Open to traffic

Broadway Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1887-88 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; replaced ca. 1987
Lost four-span through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on Broadway Street in Minneapolis
Replaced by a new bridge, but one span relocated and reused for the Merriam Street Bridge

Cairo I-57 Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1978
Steel through arch bridge carrying I-57 over the Mississippi River at Cairo
Open to four lanes of traffic

Cairo Mississippi River Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1929; tolls removed 1954; rehabilitated 1983, 2005, and 2011
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on U. S. Highway 60 / 62 between Birds Point, MO, and Cairo, IL
Open to traffic

Campbell's Island Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1938, Reconstructed 1999
Steel stringer bridge over Mississippi River on 19th Street
Open to traffic

Canton Ferry (Lewis County, Missouri)
Ferry across Mississippi River
Open to traffic

Cape Girardeau Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1928, closed to all traffic on December 13, 2003, main spans demolished on September 9, 2004
Lost continuous through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on MO 34/IL 146 at Cape Girardeau
Replaced by Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge

Caruthersville Bridge (Pemiscot County, Missouri)
Built 1976; rehabilitated 1987
Continuous through truss over the Mississippi River on I-155, southeast of Caruthersville
Open to four lanes of traffic

Cassville Ferry (Grant County, Wisconsin)
Toll ferry over the Mississippi River between Cassville, Wisconsin, and Turkey River, Iowa
Operates Wednesday through Sunday during the summer

CB&Q - Mississippi River Bridge (Winona) (Winona County, Minnesota)
Built in 1891; burned in a fire in 1989; later removed in 1990
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (later BN RR)
Removed

CB&Q Mississippi River Bridge (Alton) (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1892-94 under the direction of George S. Morison. Railroad line abandoned in 1988.
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River on the Burlington Northern Railroad at Alton
Removed after the railroad line was abandoned

Centennial Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Completed July 12, 1940; tolls removed May 2, 2003; rehabilitated 1996
Steel through arch bridge over the Mississippi River on US 67 between Davenport and Rock Island
Under construction

Champ Clark Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1927-28; rehabilitated 1981 and 2005
Five-span through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 54 at Louisiana
Open to two-lane traffic

Chester Bridge (Randolph County, Illinois)
Opened Aug. 23, 1942 as a toll bridge. Main span destroyed by severe thunderstorm July 29, 1944; reopened Aug. 24, 1946. Tolls removed Jan. 1, 1989.
Through and deck truss bridge over the Mississippi River on MO 51/IL 150 at Chester
Open to two-lane traffic

Clark Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Opened January 4, 1994, replacing the Alton Bridge
Cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River on US 67 at Alton
Open to four lanes of traffic

CN - Dubuque Rail Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Most spans and piers built 1900, with the swing span being built 1892, approach spans being rebuilt 2012/2013 with heavier chords
Mississippi River crossing on BNSF Railway, Canadian National Railway in Dubuque
Open to railroad traffic

CNW - Mississippi River Bridge (Clinton, East Channel) (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built 1865; Reconstructed 1868 & 1874; replaced by a new bridge in 1908
McCallum through truss bridge over Cat Tail Slough on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Mississippi River Bridge (Clinton, West Channel) (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1865; Reconstructed 1874; Drawspan replaced 1887; A few spans replaced in 1898; replaced by a new bridge in 1908
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Mississippi River Bridge (Winona) (Winona County, Minnesota)
Built in 1871; Rebuilt in 1872 after the bridge collapsed; made redundant in 1971; Closed to traffic in 1977; main span removed in 1990
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago and Northwestern Railroad
Removed

Crescent Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Camelback through truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF/CP/IC&E/DM&E Railroad in Davenport
Open to traffic

Crescent City Connection Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1985
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on eastbound Business US 90 in New Orleans
Open to four lanes of eastbound traffic, plus two reversible HOV lanes

Davis Street Ferry (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Lost ferry between South St. Louis County and East Carondelet, IL. Went obsolete when the Old JB Bridge opened in 1944.
Lost ferry across the Mississippi River
No longer exists

DM&E - Edick Lake Bridge (Carroll County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to traffic

DM&E - Mississippi River Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1981
Vertical Lift Bridge with a Warren through truss bridge span over Mississippi River/1st Street on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

DM&E - Sabula Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1906
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on IC&E RR (formerly Milwaukee Road)
Open to traffic

Dorena-Hickman Ferry (Mississippi County, Missouri)
Ferry crossing over the Mississippi River on MO 77 between Dorena and Hickman
Toll ferry currently in operation

Dresbach Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1967
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Mississippi River on Interstate 90
Open to traffic

Dubuque Wagon Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1886; Demolished 1943
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Eads Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1869-1874 under the direction of engineer James Buchanan Eads; automobile deck closed 1989 - 2003 for rehabilitation and replacement; reopened July 4, 2003
Three-span steel arch bridge over the Mississippi River in downtown St. Louis
Top deck open to four lanes of traffic with a pedestrian lane, bottom deck open to two tracks of MetroLink light rail service

Eagle Point Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1901, subsequent work in 1907, 1922 and 1936, destroyed in 1983
Lost Truss bridge over Mississippi River on US 151/US 61 in Dubuque
Lost

Eisenhower Bridge (Goodhue County, Minnesota)
Built 1958
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on US 63 in Red Wing
Open to traffic

First Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1856, Reinforced 1866, Replaced upstream in1872,
Lost howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River
Lost

First Fort Madison Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1888; Replaced 1923
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad and Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Madison Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1927
Toll double-decker through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River on IA 2/IL 9/BNSF Railroad at Fort Madison
Open to traffic

Fort Road Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1961; rehabilitated 1986
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Miss River & City Street on Th 5 (West 7 St)
Open to traffic

Franklin Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1923
Concrete arch bridge over Mississippi River on CSAH 5 in Minneapolis
Open to traffic

Fred Schwengel Memorial Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1966; Rehab 1996
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Mississippi River on I-80 in Le Claire
Open to traffic

Frisco Bridge (Shelby County, Tennessee)
Completed May 12, 1892, under the direction of engineer George S. Morison
Cantilevered through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Memphis
Open to railroad traffic

Gateway Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1956
Suspension bridge over Mississippi River on US 30 at Clinton
Open to traffic

Golden Eagle Ferry (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Ferry across Mississippi River
Open to traffic

Grafton Ferry (Jersey County, Illinois)
Opened 2003 as a toll ferry.
Toll ferry across Mississippi River.
Will reopen July 26, 2013. Operating hours 6A to 6P Mon-Fri, 10A to 10P Sat-Sun.

Gramercy Bridge (St. James Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1995
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on LA 3213 at Gramercy
Open to traffic

Grand Tower Pipeline Bridge (Jackson County, Illinois)
Built 1955
Pipeline suspension bridge over the Mississippi River at Grand Tower
Still carries natural gas

Great River Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1993
Cable-stayed bridge over Mississippi River on US Hwy 34 in Burlington
Open to traffic

Greenville Bridge (Chicot County, Arkansas)
Built 2010
Cable-stayed bridge over Mississippi River on US 82
Opened August 4, 2010

Greenville-Lake Village Bridge (Chicot County, Arkansas)
Opened to traffic Sept. 17, 1940; Closed to all traffic August 4, 2010 ; Demolished 2011
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 82 between Greenville and Lake Village
No Longer Exists

Harahan Bridge (Shelby County, Tennessee)
Completed 1916 under the direction of engineer Ralph Modjeski
Cantilevered through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Memphis
Open to railroad traffic on two tracks; road deck abandoned

Hastings Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1951; new bridge built alongside the old structure in August 2013; bridge dismantled in November 2013
Steel through arch bridge over the Mississippi River on US 61 in Hastings
Replaced by a new bridge

Helena Bridge (Phillips County, Arkansas)
Built 1961; rehabilitated 1991
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 49 at Helena
Open to traffic

Hennepin Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1990, replacing a steel arch bridge
Modern suspension bridge over the Mississippi River (West Channel) on Hennepin Avenue at Nicollet Island in Minneapolis
Open to six lanes of traffic

Hennepin Avenue Steel Arch Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1888-91, replacing an earlier suspension bridge. Demolished 1989.
Lost two-span steel arch bridge over the Mississippi River (West Channel) on Hennepin Avenue at Nicollet Island in Minneapolis
Demolished to make room for the current bridge

Hernando DeSoto Bridge (Shelby County, Tennessee)
Built 1973
Two-span steel through arch bridge over the Mississippi River on I-40 at Memphis
Open to traffic

High Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1891; Collapsed in 1899 and again in 1956;. Demolished in 1973.
Lost Bridge over Mississippi River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge upriver.

Horace Wilkinson Bridge (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1968
Cantilevered polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on I-10 in Baton Rouge
Open to traffic

Huey P. Long Bridge (Baton Rouge) (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
Opened August 10, 1940 to serve US 190 and Kansas City Southern Railroad. Rehabilitated in 1989 to add four feet of road for auto traffic.
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 190 in Baton Rouge
Open to traffic

Huey P. Long Bridge (Jefferson Parish) (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana)
Opened to traffic December 16, 1935; widening completed June 16, 2013
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 90 in Jefferson
Open to traffic

I-35W Mississippi River Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1967; collapsed Aug. 1, 2007; new bridge built in 2008
Collapsed deck truss bridge over the Mississippi River on I-35W in Minneapolis
Collapsed

I-74 Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Northbound bridge built 1935; southbound built 1960; both rehabilitated 1975
Pair of suspension bridges over the Mississippi River on I-74 between Bettendorf and Moline
Open to traffic

Intercity Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1927
Concrete arch bridge over Mississippi River on Ford Parkway (CSAH 42) in St. Paul
Open to traffic

Iowa Central - Mississippi River Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1886, demolished 1910
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on formerly the Iowa Central Railroad in Keithsburg
Replaced by new bridge

Jacobson Bridge (Aitkin County, Minnesota)
Built 1927 Replaced in 2002
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Mississippi River on MN 200
Replaced by new bridge

Jefferson Barracks Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Westbound bridge built 1984; eastbound bridge built 1990
Pair of parallel tied arch bridges over the Mississippi River on Interstate 255 / U. S. Highway 50
Open to three lanes of traffic in each direction

Julien Dubuque Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1943; rehabilitated 1992
Steel through arch bridge over the Mississippi River on US 20 at Dubuque
Open to traffic

KCS - Louisiana Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1898, using the same piers as an earlier 1873 bridge; some spans replaced in 1945
Through truss swing railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Louisiana
Open to train traffic

Keokuk Rail Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Built in 1917 replacing a multiple span iron through truss bridge built in 1871. Roadway deck replaced by current beam bridge in 1985, lower deck still serves rail traffic.
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to rail traffic only. The upper deck on the Iowa side has been converted to an observation deck; the upper deck on the Illinois side is closed to traffic. Roadway traffic has been shifted to the 1985 beam span to the southwest of the bridge

La Crescent Swing Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Built1902, Swing Span scheduled for replacement
Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

La Crosse Bridge (Eastbound) (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 2004
Steel through arch bridge over Mississippi River on US 14/US 61/WI 16 (Eastbound)
Open to traffic

La Crosse Bridge (Westbound) (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1983; Served westbound traffic only since the opening of the Eastbound Bridge in 2004
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on US 14/US 61/WI 16 (Westbound)
Open to traffic

La Crosse Wagon Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1891, Replaced 1939
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lake Street- Marshall Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built in 1888 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company; modified in 1904-5; Replaced in 1989
Lost Bridge over Mississippi River on Lake Street and Marshall Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Lincoln Highway Mississippi River Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1891, lost 1975
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Lincoln Highway/US 30 in Clinton
Removed and replaced by new bridge

Little Falls Railroad Bridge (North Crossing) (Morrison County, Minnesota)
Built 1891; east span collapsed in train wreck in 1974- replaced with 1900 Warren truss span; still serves traffic
Bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

Lock & Dam 14 (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1938,
Dam on Mississippi River
Open to boat traffic

Lock & Dam 16 (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1937
Dam on Mississippi River
Open to boat traffic

Lock and Dam 15 (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1934
Dam on Mississippi River
Open to boat traffic

Lower Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Construction started 1873, closed 1934, demolished 1943
Lost Truss bridge over Mississippi River on 10th Avenue South/ 6th Avenue SE
Removed but not replaced

Luling Bridge (St. Charles Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1983 at a cost of $135 million
Cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River on I-310 west of New Orleans, near Luling
Open to traffic

Lyons & Fulton bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1892; Two spans destroyed by storm in 1904, Lost 1956
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

M&StL - Mississippi River Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1909; Abandoned 1971; Partially lost to fire in 1981
Vertical lift bridge that carried the M&StL across the Mississippi River at Keithsburg
Abandoned

MacArthur Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1907-1917 by the City of St. Louis to break the monopoly of the Terminal Railroad Association, which controlled the two other bridges at St. Louis and charged unreasonable tolls. Automobile deck closed to traffic in 1981.
Three-span through truss bridge over the Mississippi River in St. Louis, south of the Poplar Street Bridge
Open to railroad traffic only

MacArthur Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1916-17; Replaced 1994
Lost Bridge over Mississippi River on US 34 in Burlington
Replaced by new bridge

Mark N. Norris Bridge (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built 1975
Through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on IL 136/IA 136 between Fulton and Clinton
Open to traffic