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Mark N. Morris Bridge


Overview Looking Northwest

Although this bridge replaced the old Fulton-Lyons Bridge tht was the original Lincoln Highway, this bridge currently carries the original Lincoln Highway.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in February 2011

BH Photo #204453

Street View 


Through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on IL 136/IA 136 between Fulton and Clinton
Fulton, Whiteside County, Illinois, and Clinton County, Iowa
Open to traffic
Built 1975
Warren through truss
Length of largest span: 500.0 ft.
Total length: 3,010.3 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.1 ft.
Also called
Fulton Bridge
North Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.86470, -90.17329   (decimal degrees)
41°51'53" N, 90°10'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/734606/4638617 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
IL 098-9908 (Illinois bridge number)
IA 21055 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 15731 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Fix map marker
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • October 11, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: changed name
  • July 18, 2011: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • March 24, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Location and added to Lincoln Highway Category

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Mark N. Norris Bridge
Posted June 19, 2019, by Martha Winslow-Cole (redlofa [at] gmail [dot] com)

I believe the bridge should be the Mark B. Morris (not N. Norris) Bridge. https://iowadot.gov/autotrails/morrisbridge