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Great Rivers Greenway River des Peres Bridge

Photos 

Overview, western face

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in August 2010

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BH Photo #175049

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Facts 

Overview
Modern pedestrian truss bridge over the River Des Peres on the Great Rivers Greenway Network in South St. Louis
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Open to bicyclists and pedestrians
History
Opened September 16th, 2005. Connects the River Des Peres Greenway (on the south) with the Christy Greenway (on the north).
Builder
- Steadfast Bridges of Ft. Payne, Alabama
Design
Modern pedestrian pony truss (bowstring look)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.56068, -90.28516   (decimal degrees)
38°33'38" N, 90°17'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/736549/4271521 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Webster Groves
Inventory number
BH 45977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed truss type as this is not a Bowstring through truss. Also added to "Modern Pedestrian Truss" category.
  • February 14, 2011: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Added builder and modified captions
  • August 29, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • August 26, 2010: Added by Mark Dellbringge

Sources 

  • Mark Dellbringge
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Great Rivers Greenway River des Peres Bridge
Posted February 21, 2012, by Anonymous

MODERNE/NON HISTORIQUE!

Great Rivers Greenway River des Peres Bridge
Posted October 31, 2011, by Robert Thompson

Agree. While it isn't ugly, it is still a Mail Order Bridge.

Great Rivers Greenway River des Peres Bridge
Posted October 31, 2011, by Anonymous

MODERN/NOT HISTORIC!