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Huey P. Long Bridge

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Identification

Huey P. Long Bridge
Public Belt Railroad Bridge
269441

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Structure in General

bridge
existing [completed]
modernism

Usages

vehicle traffic

Facts

  • Officially dedicated at noon on Monday December 16, 1935.
  • Named in honor of assassinated Louisiana governor Huey P. Long.
  • This truss bridge was the first Mississippi River bridge constructed within the state of Louisiana.
  • Slated for a major expansion and renovation to be completed in the mid-2010s.
  • The Huey P. Long Bridge in Baton Rouge was modeled after this bridge.

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Location

Spanning the Mississippi River along U.S. 90
70094
Jefferson
Louisiana
U.S.A.

Technical Data

1932
1935
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