1935 Mark Twain Memorial Bridge - Hannibal MO Image
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 39° 42.802 W 091° 21.481
15S E 640747 N 4397233
Quick Description: Part of the old Mark Twain Memorial Bridge remains, A plaque in some concrete railing left in place in a park like setting. The old bridge served from 1936 to 2000. It was Project N0. 3624.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/29/2015 7:30:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ6EK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 4

Long Description:
Part of the old Mark Twain Memorial Bridge remains, A plaque in some concrete railing left in place in a park like setting. The old bridge served from 1936 to 2000. It was Project N0. 3624.

Facts on the old bridge from: bridgehunter.com



Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 36 at Hannibal
Location
Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, and Pike County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge to carry I-72
History
Opened Sept. 4, 1936; tolls removed Oct. 30, 1940; rehabilitated 1982; replaced and demolished 2000
Builders
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio (Superstructure)
- Sverdrup & Parcel of St. Louis, Missouri (Designer)
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania (Substructure)
Design
Subdivided Warren continuous through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 626.8 ft.
Total length: 3,507.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Also called
Mark Twain Memorial Bridge (official name)
Project type: Bridge

Date built or created: 1935

Location: Mississippi River

City: Hannibal

Condition: In great disrepair

Website for additional information: Not listed

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