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Mark Twain Memorial Bridge, Spanning Mississippi River at US Route 36, Hannibal, Marion County, MO

Mark Twain Memorial Bridge, Spanning Mississippi River at US Route 36, Hannibal, Marion County, MO

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Mark Twain Memorial Bridge is significant as one of the state's most monumental examples of cantilevered steel truss construction. Also, it has served as a pivotal link for regional transportation on a nationally important highway.
Survey number: HAER MO-77
Building/structure dates: 1934-1936 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1998 Demolished

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Public Works Administration
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Missouri Highway & Transporation Department
Wegman-French, Lysa, transmitter
Bushko, Steven, photographer
Austin, David C, historian
Prawl, Toni M, historian
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Location

Hannibal (Mo.)39.70838, -91.35848
Google Map of 39.7083789, -91.35848159999999
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Library of Congress
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