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Hernando de Soto Bridge

Hernando Desoto Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Truss arch bridge
Through arch bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Other name(s): Memphis Bridge
Completed in: 1973
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

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

Technical Information


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


arches steel


2 August 1973



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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20004665
Created: 25/08/2002
Last Updated: 29/07/2014