Old Clark Bridge
Detail view of highway bridge, showing railroad bridge and lock and dam in background, looking northeast (upstream).
|Carries||2 lanes of US 67|
|Locale||West Alton, Missouri and Alton, Illinois|
The Old Clark Bridge was a bridge that carried U.S. Route 67 across the Mississippi River between West Alton, Missouri and Alton, Illinois. It was constructed beginning in 1927, was replaced by the Clark Bridge and was demolished in 1994. The bridge was initially a toll bridge.
- Built by Alton-St. Louis Bridge Company, with construction starting in 1927.
- Closed for major repairs in 1959 and 1975.
- Demolished via explosives in Summer-Fall 1994.
- Bridges portal
- Missouri portal
- Illinois portal
- List of crossings of the Upper Mississippi River
- Lock and Dam No. 26 (historical)
- Map of Missouri Showing State Road System, January 1, 1930
- Alton Telegraph, July 6, 1975.
- Survey number HAER IL-31 - Lock and Dam No. 26 includes photos of the lock and dam, the old Clark Bridge and adjacent swing span rail bridge. All three have been demolished.
- Video of the Old Clark Bridge
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