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Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by the parents of Kim Harvey in October 2008

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BH Photo #125977

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over Missouri River on bike trail (next to a national park service building) in Omaha
Location
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, and Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists
Future prospects
will be part of a larger bike trail
History
Opened 2008 to bicycle and foot traffic only
Builders
- APAC of Kansas City, Kansas (Builder)
- Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff Corporation of Kansas City, Kansas (Desginer)
- Theodore Zoli
Design
Cable-stayed.
The Bridge is the longest pedestrian bridge that connects two states. From One end to another its nearly 1/2 mile.
Also called
Omaha-Council Bluffs Foot Bridge
"Ped Bridge"
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.26532, -95.92215   (decimal degrees)
41°15'55" N, 95°55'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/255216/4572329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Omaha North
Inventory number
BH 37618 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • February 15, 2014: New photos from Jim Allen
  • January 3, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 14, 2011: New photos from Joe Underwood
  • December 2, 2009: Updated by Brad J Williams: Added more data.
  • October 14, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

Comments 

Omaha-Council Bluffs Foot Bridge
Posted November 19, 2009, by Brad J. Williams (brad [at] bradwilliamsphotography [dot] com)

I took photos of the entire construction from the first survey stake until the completion. Here is my favorite: