River Bridge - Originally the McCarthur Bridge then 1970 Hwy 64 bridge

Heritage Hill Historic District Walking Tour

River Bridge - Originally the McCarthur Bridge then 1970 Hwy 64 bridge

Burlington, Iowa 52601, United States

Created By: Heritage Hill Association

Point of Interest Details

Two bridges are seen in the picture. On the left is the old MaCarther bridge built in 1920. On the right is the new Highway 34 bridge constructed in 1989 and completed 1992. The new bridges main spar is 320 feet high. The bridge cost $30 million in 1990. River clearance during a normal part of the year is 55 feet in the middle part. It took 1245 days to complete this project.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Heritage Hill Historic District Walking Tour


 

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