Cairo I-57 Bridge

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Cairo I-57 Bridge
Cairo I-57 Bridge 1997.jpg
Coordinates 37°01′23″N 89°12′42″W / 37.02306°N 89.21167°W / 37.02306; -89.21167
Carries 4 lanes of I-57
Crosses Mississippi River
Locale Charleston, Missouri and Cairo, Illinois
Design Through arch bridge
Total length 4,089 feet (1,246 m)
Width 59 feet (18 m)
Longest span 821 feet (250 m)
Clearance below 107 feet (33 m)
Opened 1978
Daily traffic 9,900 AADT

The Cairo I-57 Bridge is a steel through arch bridge carrying 4 lanes of Interstate 57 across the Mississippi River at Cairo, Illinois. It was opened in 1978.[1]

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  1. ^ "Cairo I-57 Bridge". Retrieved 10 November 2012. 

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