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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bridges,
  • Iowa,
  • Missouri River

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesBridge across Missouri River at or near Council Bluffs, Iowa
SeriesH.rp.21
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18288581M

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Omaha, NE & Council Bluffs, IA. Project Description. The I Missouri River Bridge project construction began in January and was completed in The project began on I in Nebraska starting near 24 th Street and continued east to include the Missouri River Bridge. The item Bridge Across Missouri River Near Council Bluffs, Iowa Amendment represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or . The three-fourths mile of I on the Iowa side of the river in Council Bluffs is not, however, officially named. While Interstate I is named after a Nebraska native, the bridge over the Missouri River is named after a famous Council Bluffs resident, Grenville Dodge. Through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on Canadian National Railway Location Council Bluffs, Douglas County, Nebraska, and Pottawattamie County, Iowa Status Closed to all traffic Future prospects Coast Guard wants the bridge removed History Built by Phoenix Bridge Company, second swing span built in by American Bridge Co. Builders.

  Pedestrian bridge across Missouri river from Omaha, Nebraska to Council Bluffs, Iowa. Council Bluffs, Iowa View Exhibit map. 10th Street Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa) Built Steel stringer bridge over Indian Creek on 10th Street Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Douglas Street/US 6/US Alt 30 Replaced by new bridge. Benton Street Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa).   This 3,foot bridge is also for pedestrian traffic and spans the Missouri River between Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska. It opened in The bridge is north of the Interstate bridge. It connects One Renaissance Center in Council Bluffs to the Port of Omaha's Miller Landing. The Illinois Central Missouri River Bridge, also known as the IC Bridge or the East Omaha Bridge, is a rail through truss double swing bridge across the Missouri River connecting Council Bluffs, Iowa, with Omaha, Nebraska. It is owned by the Canadian National Railway and is closed to all traffic. At feet long, the second version of the bridge was the longest swing bridge in the world from when it was .

By , the Union Pacific Railroad aspired to build a bridge over the Missouri River into Council Bluffs. This would allow for connections to numerous eastern railroads, heading to Chicago and St. Louis. The main connection was the Chicago & North Western, which built a mainline across Iowa. The photo above is the east bridge abutment on the Iowa side of the Missouri River. The photo below is looking north towards the first bridge spans, which cross over a bicycle trail that runs along the riverfront in Council Bluffs. The bridge abutment is fenced off similar to the I Grenville Dodge Bridge located 2 miles upstream. Book Summary: The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT), Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR), and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are proposing improvements to the interstate system in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area, extending across the Missouri River on Interstate 80 (I) to east of the Interstate (I) interchange in Omaha, Nebraska (see Figure 1 .   The Plattsmouth bridge across the Missouri River has reopened now that access is possible on Lambert Avenue in Iowa. The engineer for Mills County, Iowa, announced the opening Wednesday afternoon.