Savanna–Sabula Bridge

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Savanna-Sabula Bridge
May, 2004
Coordinates 42°06′16″N 90°09′38″W / 42.10444°N 90.16056°W / 42.10444; -90.16056Coordinates: 42°06′16″N 90°09′38″W / 42.10444°N 90.16056°W / 42.10444; -90.16056
Carries 2 lanes of US 52/ Iowa 64/ IL 64
Crosses Mississippi River
Locale Savanna, Illinois / Jackson County, near Sabula, Iowa, River Mile 537.8
Maintained by Iowa & Illinois Departments of Transportation
ID number NBI 000000000029940
Design Steel truss bridge
Total length 2,482 feet
Width 20 Feet, 2 lanes
Longest span 158 m
Opened December 31, 1932
Daily traffic 2,400
Savanna-Sabula Bridge
MPS Highway Bridges of Iowa MPS
NRHP Reference # 99001033[1]
Added to NRHP August 27, 1999

The Savanna–Sabula Bridge is a truss bridge and causeway crossing the Mississippi River and connecting the city of Savanna, Illinois with the island city of Sabula, Iowa. The bridge carries U.S. Route 52 over the river. It is also the terminus of both Iowa Highway 64 and Illinois Route 64. The bridge carries an average of 2,400 vehicles daily as of 2005.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

Planning for the construction of a replacement to the Savannah-Sabula Bridge is underway, with construction scheduled to begin in 2015.[3]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Illinois Department of Transportation. Average Daily Traffic. Retrieved June 30, 2006.
  3. ^ Illinois Department of Transportation U.S. 52/IL 64 over the Mississippi River