Veterans Memorial Bridge (Missouri)

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This article is about the bridge over the Missouri River. For the bridge over the Mississippi River, see Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. For another bridge over the Mississippi that once used this name, see Martin Luther King Bridge (St. Louis).
Veterans Memorial Bridge
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Carries 10 lanes of Route 364
Crosses Missouri River
Locale St. Louis County and St. Charles County in Missouri
Maintained by Missouri Department of Transportation
Design Twin tied-arch bridges
Total length 988.8 m (3,244 ft)
Width 2 x 27.4 m (2 x 90 ft), 54.8 m (180 ft) total
Longest span 187.8 m (616 ft)
Opened December 13, 2003
Daily traffic 46,706 (2008)[1]
Coordinates 38°44′13″N 90°31′20″W / 38.737°N 90.5223°W / 38.737; -90.5223Coordinates: 38°44′13″N 90°31′20″W / 38.737°N 90.5223°W / 38.737; -90.5223

The Veterans Memorial Bridge are two twin tied arch structures carrying Route 364 across the Missouri River between St. Louis County and St. Charles County, Missouri. Each bridge supports five lanes of traffic, the northern (downstream) bridge westbound, and the southern (upstream) bridge eastbound.

On the north (downstream) side of the bridge runs a bike path that connects Creve Coeur Memorial Park to the Katy Trail.

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