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Hernando de Soto Bridge

Hernando Desoto Bridge
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General Information

Other name(s): Memphis Bridge
Completion: 1973
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Truss arch bridge
Through arch bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
West Memphis, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA
Crosses:
  • Mississippi River
Carries:
  • Interstate I-40
Part of:
Coordinates: 35° 9' 11.00" N    90° 3' 52.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 27 m
total length 5 954 m
arch span 274 m

Materials

arches steel

Chronology

2 August 1973

Opening

Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20004665
  • Date created
    25/08/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014