St. Louis Zoo Suspension Bridge
The east face
Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in February 2011
BH Photo #193635
This bridge removes the requirement for pedestrians to cross busy Wells Drive, from the south parking lot into the Zoo. Before the bridge was built, there was a fatal accident at this location involving a young pedestrian.
- Modern wire suspension bridge over Wells Drive in Forest Park, at the south entrance to the St. Louis Zoo
- St. Louis, Missouri
- Open to pedestrians
- Bridge structure built in 2010 by the Continental Bridge Co. Opened in April 2010.
- - Continental Bridge Co. of Alexandria, Minnesota
- Wire / cable suspension
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.63358, -90.29131 (decimal degrees)
38°38'01" N, 90°17'29" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/735775/4279597 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 48130 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- May 30, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
- March 9, 2016: Updated by Justin Zeid: Bridge in St. Louis City-Not County.
- June 12, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Updated design to Modern Truss
- February 19, 2011: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Edited description
- February 14, 2011: Added by Mark Dellbringge