Huey P. Long Bridge - Jefferson, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 29° 56.899 W 090° 10.402
15R E 772818 N 3316419
Quick Description: The Huey P. Long Bridge is a rail/Highway bridge spanning the Mississippi River in the Greater New Orleans area.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2019 2:03:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM11A13
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 3

Long Description:
First bridge spanning the Mississippi River at New Orleans, the Huey P. Long has traffic lanes cantilevered off each side. The highway portion is 8,076 feet long. Has been called one of the great engineering bridges in the country.
Plaque is located on the East bank support, on river road facing south. The bridge itself is US Highway 90 a once major east/west highway and still heavily traveled.

Type of structure/site: Bridge

Date of Construction: 1935

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Modjeski, Masters and Chase and foundation by Dr. Karl Terzaghi

Engineering Organization Listing: American Society of Civil Engineers

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: Not listed

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