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15th Street Bridge (Older) (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1892; Condemned & replaced 1924
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Missouri River on 15th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue North Bridge (Old) (Cascade County, Montana)
Built ca. 1920; Replaced 1996
Lost Arch bridge over Missouri River on First Ave N
Replaced by new bridge

1st Avenue North Bridge (Older) (Cascade County, Montana)
Replaced 1920
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Missouri River on 1st Avenue North
Replaced by a new bridge

Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1888; widened with 3rd truss line added 1922-1924; tolls removed 1947; replaced by I-480 bridge in 1966
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Douglas Street
Replaced by new bridge

Amelia Earhart Bridge (Atchison County, Kansas)
Built 1937-38; rehabilitated 1975; Demolished 2013
Through truss bridge over the Missouri River on US 59 at Atchison
Replaced by new bridge

Amelia Earhart Bridge (New) (Atchison County, Kansas)
Built 2012, replacing the historic Amelia Earhart Bridge
Network arch bridge over Missouri River on U.S. 59
Open to traffic

ASB Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Opened to traffic on December 28, 1911; upper roadway deck removed 1987
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

Atchison Swing Bridge (Atchison County, Kansas)
Built 1875; Replaced ca. 1900
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River on Road & Railroads
Replaced by a new bridge

Bellefontaine Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Opened December 1893, Approaches Rebuilt 2013
Baltimore through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway
Open to one track of railroad traffic

Bellevue Bridge (Sarpy County, Nebraska)
Built 1952
Through truss toll bridge over Missouri River on NE 370/IA 370 at Bellevue
Open to traffic

Blair Bridge (Washington County, Nebraska)
Built 1928-29; tolls removed 1962; replaced 1991
Lost three-span through truss bridge over the Missouri River on US 30 east of Blair
Replaced by a modern bridge

Blanchette Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Original westbound bridge built in 1958; eastbound bridge built in 1978. Westbound bridge closed November 4th, 2012 and reopened to traffic on August 11th, 2013.
Pair of cantilevered through truss bridges over the Missouri River on I-70 at St. Charles
Open to traffic

BN - Sioux City High Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1888; Replaced 1982
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Burlington Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BNSF - Atchison Swing Bridge (Atchison County, Kansas)
Built 1900
Through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway at Atchison
Open to traffic

BNSF - Great Falls Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1906; Span over a road replaced 1934
Deck plate girder bridge over Missouri River on Railroad (BNSF)
Open to traffic

BNSF - Missouri River High Bridge (Burleigh County, North Dakota)
Built 1905, reusing the piers from an 1882 bridge
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Mobridge Bridge (Walworth County, South Dakota)
Built 1961
Through truss bridge over Missouri River (Oahe Lake) on the BNSF Railway between Mobridge and Wakpala
Open to traffic

BNSF - Plattsmouth Rail Bridge (New) (Cass County, Nebraska)
Built 2013
Camelback through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Rainbow Falls Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1901
Pratt deck truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Sioux City Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1982
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway in Sioux City
Open to traffic

BNSF - Snowden Bridge (Richland County, Montana)
Built 1914; retrofitted to also allow vehicular toll traffic in 1925
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railroad
Open to railroad traffic

Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Opened 2008 to bicycle and foot traffic only
Cable-stayed bridge over Missouri River on bike trail (next to a national park service building) in Omaha
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

Boonville Bridge (Cooper County, Missouri)
Opened to traffic July 4, 1924; replaced 1995
Lost through truss bridge over the Missouri River on US 40, MO 5, and MO 87 at Boonville
Replaced by Boonslick Bridge

Broadway Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1990, tolls removed 1991
Steel tied through arch bridge over Missouri River on Broadway Blvd (US 169) in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Brownville Bridge (Nemaha County, Nebraska)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1990
Through truss bridge over the Missouri River on US 136 in Brownville
Open to traffic

BSNF - Rulo Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Built 1887; truss sections replaced with new trusses in 1977 but retaining original piers
Warren through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railroad in Rulo
Open to traffic

CB&Q - Rulo Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Built 1887 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1977 by new truss spans reusing the existing piers
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Superstructure replaced

Chamberlain Bridge (Brule County, South Dakota)
Built 1925 as a four-span bridge; reconstructed 1953 as a double-barreled five span bridge incorporating five spans from a bridge at Wheeler
Double-barreled through truss bridge over the Missouri River (Francis Case Lake) on Business Loop I-90 at Chamberlain
Undergoing rehabilitation in 2010

Chamberlain Pontoon Bridge (Brule County, South Dakota)
Built & removed 1953
Lost Bailey pony truss bridge over Missouri River on US16
Removed

Chouteau Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1887; converted into vehicular use in 1951; demolished in 2001
Lost three-span Whipple truss bridge over the Missouri River in Kansas City
Replaced by new bridge in 2001

Christopher S. Bond Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Built 2010
Cable-stayed bridge over Missouri River on I-29
Open to traffic

Combination Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1890-96; North Approach replaced 1907; Nebraska swing span electrified 1919; South approach replaced 1922; North Approach rebuilt 1929; Rails removed 1937; Iowa swing span removed 1957; Cantilevered roadways widened 1961-62; Replaced 1980
Lost Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Old US 20 in Sioux City
Replaced by new bridge

Daniel Boone Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Original bridge built 1935, rehabilitated 1992, demolished 2016. Current through truss bridge built in 1991. New deck girder bridge opened June 2015.
Lost through truss bridge over the Missouri River on I-64 / U. S. 40 / U. S. 61 in Chesterfield
Replaced by deck girder bridge in a location just west of the current 1991 bridge

Decatur Bridge (Burt County, Nebraska)
Built 1950
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on NE 51/IA 175 at Decatur
Open to traffic

Discovery Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Built 1992
Pair of through truss bridges over the Missouri River on MO 370 between St. Charles and Bridgeton
Open to traffic

DSRC - Chamberlain Bridge (Brule County, South Dakota)
Built 1953 with the construction of Francis Case Lake, replacing an earlier 1923 bridge
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Missouri River (Francis Case Lake) on Dakota Southern Railroad
Open to traffic, but rarely used

Fairfax Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1979; Closed October 31, 2014, demolished on 18 January, 2015
Through truss bridge over the Missouri River on Southbound US 69 in Kansas City
Demolished- replacement bridge to be built once the bridge parts are removed from the river.

First Bismarck Railroad Bridge (Burleigh County, North Dakota)
Built in 1882 under the direction of George Morison; superstructure replaced 1905
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Missouri River carrying the Northern Pacific Railway in Bismarck
Orginal Whipple truss spans replaced with through Warren truss spans, reusing the original piers

First Glasgow Railroad Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1878-79 by Gen. William Sooy Smith; superstructure replaced in 1900
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Superstructure replaced

First Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1869 under the direction of Octave Chanute; damaged by tornado in 1887, replaced 1917 by the Second Hannibal Bridge
Lost through truss bridge over Missouri River on Railroad in Kansas City
No longer exists

First Jefferson City Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Opened Oct. 15, 1896; demolished 1955
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River at Jefferson City
Replaced by the current US 54 bridge, but vestiges of south approach remain at end of Bolivar Street

Forest City Bridge (Dewey County, South Dakota)
Built 1958; rehabilitated 1980
Through truss bridge over Missouri River (Oahe Lake) on US 212
Open to traffic

Fort Benton Bridge (Chouteau County, Montana)
Built in 1888 by Benton Bridge Co. as toll bridge. Chouteau County purchased 1896. The swing span was lost to flood 1908, and replaced with fixed span in 1921. Closed to traffic in 1963.
Completed by the Benton Bridge Co. as a toll bridge to connect Judith River Basin trade with the Great Northern RR and Missouri River shipping. Chouteau Co. purchased the bridge in 1896. Vehicle traffic was closed in 1963.
Open to pedestrians

Fort Leavenworth Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1871; Burned and abandoned 1913 , Converted to road 1917
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed

Four Bears Bridge (Mountrail County, North Dakota)
Built 1954; replaced 2005
Lost cantilevered through and deck truss bridge over Lake Sakakawea (Missouri River) on ND 23 near New Town
Replaced by modern concrete deck girder bridge

Four Bears Bridge (Original) (Mercer County, North Dakota)
Built 1934; Garrison Dam built 1943 and flooded Fort Berthold Indian Reservation to create Lake Sakakawea; Main span moved and installed on the new Four Bear Bridge location 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Missouri River on ND 8
No longer exists

Ft. Peck Spillway Bridge (McCone County, Montana)
Built 1937
Concrete tee beam bridge over Ft. Peck Spillway on State Highway 24
Open to traffic

Glasgow Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1986; closed to traffic on August 4, 2008, for replacement of the superstructure; new bridge opened Sept. 2009
Lost five-span through truss bridge over the Missouri River on MO 240 at Glasgow
Superstructure replaced

GN - Great Falls Bridge (Old) (Cascade County, Montana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Hardy Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1931
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Old US 91
Open to traffic

Harry S. Truman Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Opened July 1, 1945
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroadand Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Hermann Bridge (Gasconade County, Missouri)
Built 1930; replacement bridge completed 2007; demolished 2008
Lost cantilevered through truss bridge over the Missouri River on MO 19 at Hermann
Replaced by new bridge

I-70 Rocheport Bridge (Boone County, Missouri)
Built 1960; rehabilitated 1993
Continuous through truss bridge over Missouri River and Katy trail on I-70 west of Columbia and south of Rocheport
Open to four lanes of traffic

I80 Missouri River Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Bridge over Missouri River on Interstate 80
Open to traffic

IC - East Omaha Swing Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1893 by Phoenix Bridge Company, second swing span built in 1903 by American Bridge Co.
Through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on Canadian National Railway
Closed to all traffic

Independence-Liberty Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Built 1929, toll removed 1932; replaced 1973
Lost cantilevered through truss bridge over the former channel of the Missouri River on MO 291
Replaced by new bridge

Jefferson City Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Original southbound bridge opened August 1955; new northbound bridge added 1991
Pair of steel through arch bridges over the Missouri River at Jefferson City on US 54/63 in Jefferson City
Open to traffic on a multi-lane freeway

KCS - Glasgow Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Four-span through truss railroad bridge over the Missouri River on the Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Leavenworth Centennial Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1955
Two-span through arch bridge over the Missouri River on KS 92/MO 92 at Leavenworth
Open to traffic

Leavenworth Terminal Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1892-94 under the direction of George S. Morison for about $300,000; dedicated Jan. 2, 1894
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on Chicago & North Western Railway at Leavenworth
Removed

Lewis Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1927; replaced 1979
Lost through truss bridge over the Missouri River on U. S. Highway 67, running parallel to the Bellefontaine Railroad Bridge
Replaced by a modern four-lane deck-girder bridge

Lexington Bridge (Lafayette County, Missouri)
Opened to traffic Oct. 31, 1924; replacement bridge opened June 25, 2005
Lost seven-span through truss bridge over the Missouri River on MO 13 at Lexington
Replaced by modern bridge on new bypass alignment

Liberty Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Northbound bridge built 1949 and rehabilitated 1986; southbound bridge built 1996
Pair of through truss bridges over Missouri River on MO 291 south of Liberty
Northbound bridge re-opened to traffic July 30, 2015

Liberty Memorial Bridge (Burleigh County, North Dakota)
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1991; Demolished 2008
Lost three-span through truss bridge over Missouri River on I-94 Business Loop in Bismarck
Replaced by a new bridge

Meridian Bridge (Yankton County, South Dakota)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1953; bypassed by Discovery Bridge in 2008
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on US 81 at Yankton
Closed to traffic

Miami Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1983; closed to traffic Oct. 5, 2009; channel span demolished Oct. 27, 2009
Lost cantilevered through truss bridge over the Missouri River on MO 41 at Miami
Superstructure demolished

MILW - Chamberlain Pontoon Bridge (Brule County, South Dakota)
Built 1905; Replaced 1923
Lost Pontoon bridge over Missouri River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Chamberlain Swing Bridge (Brule County, South Dakota)
Built 1923; Replaced 1953
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Missouri River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Missouri River Bridge (Broadwater County, Montana)
Built 1907
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Missouri River on Railroad
Abandoned

MILW - Missouri River Bridge (Old) (Walworth County, South Dakota)
Built 1907; Replaced 1961
Lost Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Missouri River Bridge (Hughes County, South Dakota)
Built 1962
Girder bridge over Missouri River on US 14 / US 83
Open to traffic

MKT - Boonville Railroad Bridge (1st) (Cooper County, Missouri)
Built 1873-74 by the American Bridge Works. under W.G. Coolidge. Opened to railroad traffic Jan. 10, 1874. Rehabilitated 1883-84 by Kellogg and Maurice, of Athens, Pennsylvania.
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on the MKT Railroad at Boonville
Replaced by a new bridge

MKT - Boonville Railroad Bridge (2nd) (Cooper County, Missouri)
Built 1894-96, replacing the first Boonville bridge, but reusing the substructure. Replaced by the third and current Boonville bridge in 1932.
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on the MKT Railroad at Boonville
Replaced by a new bridge

MKT - Boonville Railroad Bridge (3rd) (Cooper County, Missouri)
Built 1932, abandoned in 1992 and donated to city by Union Pacific; reopened for rail-trail use April 2016.
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on Future Katy Trail in Boonville
Partially opened to rail-trail use April 2nd, 2016

Mormon Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Eastbound bridge built 1952; westbound built 1975
Pair of through truss bridges over Missouri River on I-680 in Omaha
Open to traffic

MRL - Missouri River Bridge (Broadwater County, Montana)
Warren through truss bridge over Missouri River on Montana RailLink
Open to traffic

Nebraska City Railroad Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Built 1888 under the direction of George S. Morison
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed

NM - Missouri River Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Built 1868; destroyed by derailment 1879
Lost Fink through truss bridge over Missouri River on North Missouri Railroad
No longer exists

NS - Saint Charles Rail Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Built 1936, replacing an earlier 1871 through truss railroad bridge on a new alignment
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Missouri River Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to railroad traffic

Old Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
Built 1880 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1903
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Replaced by new bridge

Old St. Charles Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Completed 1904; closed to traffic in 1992; finally dismantled in 1997
Lost four-span through truss bridge over the Missouri River at St. Charles
Replaced by the Discovery Bridge (Missouri State Highway 370) downstream, next to the Wabash Railroad Bridge

Old US 36 Missouri River Bridge (Doniphan County, Kansas)
Built 1929; Replaced 1984
Lost Through truss bridge over Missouri River on US 36
Replaced by new bridge

Page Avenue Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built in 1999 per NBI; opened December 13th, 2003.
Pair of tied arch bridges over the Missouri River on MO 364 (Page Avenue)
Open to traffic

Paseo Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1984 and 2005; replaced 2011
Lost self-anchored suspension bridge across the Missouri River on I-29/I-35/US 71 in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

Platte Purchase Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1957; rehabilitated 1997, prepared to be made into soup cans 2016
Lost Cantilever through truss bridge over the Missouri River on Northbound US 69 in Kansas City
Demolished

Plattsmouth Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 2008
Through truss toll bridge over Missouri River on old US 34 at Plattsmouth
Open to traffic

Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
Built 1903, West Approach Rebuilt 1976
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway at Plattsmouth
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Fort Pierre Bridge (Hughes County, South Dakota)
Built 1907
Through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

River's Edge Trail - Missouri River Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Missouri River on River's Edge Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Rosebud Bridge (Gregory County, South Dakota)
Built 1925
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Missouri River on Road
Removed and relocated to Chamberlain, South Dakota

Rulo Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Built 1938, Replaced 2013
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on US 159 at Rulo
Imploded January 19, 2014

Second Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1917 to replace First Hannibal Bridge; auto deck abandoned 1956
Baltimore through truss double deck swing bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

Sibley Railroad Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1915
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

Sibley Railroad Bridge (Old) (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1887-88 as a three-span Whipple through truss, replaced 1915
Three-span through truss railroad bridge over the Missouri River at Sibley
Replaced

Siouxland Veterans Memorial Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1981; rehabilitated 1983
Steel through arch bridge over Missouri River on US 77 in Sioux City
Open to traffic

South Omaha Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1999; demolished 2010
Lost through truss bridge over Missouri River on US 275/NE 92/IA 92 in Omaha
Demolished and replaced

St. Charles Pontoon Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Construction started 1888; opened to traffic June 1, 1890; destroyed by ice in November 1890
Short-lived pontoon bridge over the Missouri River at the foot of Adams Street in St. Charles
Lost

St. Joseph Swing Bridge (Buchanan County, Missouri)
Built 1906
Pennsylvania through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on the Union Pacific Railroad in St. Joseph, MO and Elwood, KS.
Open to traffic

Tenth Street Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1921 by Porter Brothers Co. of Spokane, WA
Eight-span open-spandrel arch bridge over the Missouri River on 10th Street in Great Falls
Open to pedestrians only

Toston Bridge (Broadwater County, Montana)
Built 1919-20 by Security Bridge Co. of Billings; made obsolete by new bridge in 1955
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on CR 415 (Old US 287) at Toston
Open to traffic