Railroad bridge with highway bridge behind
Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record
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A new railroad bridge is planned at this location but according the Army Corp, the existing historic bridge will NOT be demolished as part of the project. See attached public notice.
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The railroad bridge was completed in 1880 by Chief Engineer George Morrison and the span was rebuilt in 1902. The adjacent automobile bridge was completed in 1935.