Gateway Bridge (Illinois–Iowa)

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Gateway Bridge
Gateway Bridge Illinois-Iowa.jpg
Coordinates 41°50′16″N 90°11′02″W / 41.83778°N 90.18389°W / 41.83778; -90.18389
Carries 2 lanes of US 30
Crosses Mississippi River
Locale Clinton, Iowa and Fulton, Illinois
Maintained by Illinois Department of Transportation
Design Suspension bridge
Longest span 197 m
Opened June 1956
Daily traffic 10,000[1]

The Gateway Bridge (locally called the South Bridge) is a suspension bridge over the Mississippi River in Clinton, Iowa, United States. It carries U.S. Route 30 from Iowa into Illinois just south of Fulton, Illinois. The bridge itself is two travel lanes wide.

The Gateway Bridge was closed in March 2006 for repainting and reconstruction of Route 30 on the Illinois side of the river, and reopened in November 2006. Traffic on U.S. Route 30 intending to cross the river was detoured north to the Lyons-Fulton Bridge.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Bridges: Iowa, Illinois order safety inspections". Quad City Times. Retrieved 2007-12-19. 

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