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Bridge across the Missouri at Yankton, S. Dak.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Bridge across the Missouri at Yankton, S. Dak.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges,
  • Missouri River,
  • Yankton (S.D.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBridge across Missouri River, at Yankton, South Dakota, Yankton Bridge Company
    SeriesH.rp.1176
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17226433M

    The Meridian Bridge is a longtime landmark in Yankton, South Dakota. It was built in and it was the first permanent bridge crossing the Missouri River. This unique bridge is a "double decker" with one lane positioned over another. It was a lift-span bridge to allow riverboat traffic to traverse the river pins. Yankton is a land of firsts and fun, a playground for all ages. It’s home to plenty of history—Yankton was the first capitol of Dakota Territory and is currently home to the state’s first and oldest newspaper (Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan), oldest commercial building (Historic Saloon), and oldest institution of higher learning (the now-closed Yankton College)—but it’s the.

    Get this from a library! Rivers and Harbors -- miscellaneous: hearing before the Subcommittee on Rivers and Harbors of the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, first session on H.R. amending the act of Febru , as amended, with respect to a rail transit crossing across the bay of San Francisco ; H.R. , to authorize the acquisition of. The spillway and powerplant road across Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, for maintenance. This will prohibit thru traffic on the road that crosses Gavins Point Dam, also known as Crest Road. People are asked to take alternate routes during the closure.

    The Meridian Bridge is Yankton's signature landmark. The bridge was completed in , and was the first to span the Missouri River at that time. Today, the bridge is distinguished as the only vertical lift span in Nebraska and South Dakota and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.   The bridge, long a Yankton icon, has become a popular part of the city's trail system. From his house a block or so to the west, Jake Hoffner, sees the constant traffic across the bridge.


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Bridge across the Missouri at Yankton, S. Dak by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Discovery Bridge is a bridge that carries US Route 81 across the Missouri River from the Nebraska border to the South Dakota border. The Discovery Bridge connects Yankton, South Dakota, with rural Cedar County, Nebraska.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was on Octoa Carries: 4 lanes on US The Meridian Highway Bridge Company agreed to sell S.

Dak. book bridge to the City of Yankton in for $, In after recouping the cost of the bridge through toll collection, the bridge was turned into a free facility and shortly thereafter taken over by the State of South Dakota.

This bridge is the old hwy 81 double decker bridge that spans the Missouri River from Nebraska across S. Dak.

book Yankton SD. It is now closed to vehicle traffic and is now open to pedestrians. You can walk from one state on the lower deck and then back on the upper deck.

The views are great.5/5(24). The Meridian Highway Bridge is a bridge that formerly carried U.S. Route 81 across the Missouri River between Nebraska and South Dakota.

The Meridian Highway Bridge connects Yankton, South Dakota with rural Cedar County, Nebraska. The Meridian Bridge is a double deck bridge, with the top level having carried traffic into South Dakota from.

If you're in Yankton SD and want to do something different, take a walk to Nebraska via the Meridian Bridge. This bridge spans the Missouri River between South Dakota and Nebraska.

Built many years ago, this bridge is only used for pedestrian traffic now/5(24). Just as the construction of the Meridian Bridge in changed the region's economy, the new Discovery Bridge's completion will have significant impact on the entire region.

The image below is from a live webcam overlooking the new bridge. The image is updated every 30 seconds. City of Yankton Walnut Street PO Box Yankton, SD This bridge is the old hwy 81 double decker bridge that spans the Missouri River from Nebraska across to Yankton SD.

It is now closed to vehicle traffic and is now open to pedestrians. You can walk from one state on the lower deck and then back on the upper deck/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Yankton, S. Dak., Feb. 28, My dear Captain Marsh: learn definitely when the book is to come out, I will write him again on project on hand for the building of a bridge here across the Missouri in which my father is interested, and they want to know whether high water. The weather was perfect for our walk across the bridge.

We entered from Downtown Yankton through the nice spray park for kids. There are also outdoor musical instruments which are fun.

We walked across the upper deck first which is miles across and then came back on the lower deck. There was also a children's book you could read along the 24 TripAdvisor reviews. An Act Authorizing the Meridian Highway Bridge Company, a corporation, to construct and maintain a bridge or bridges and approaches thereto across the Missouri River between Yankton County, South Dakota, and Cedar County, Nebraska.

Author: U.S. Congress Subject: Congr Session 1, Chapter ; \r\n Keywords. Find out more about Yankton's Summer Recreation Programming. Crime Mapping Quickly and easily view crime incidents using Yankton's community crime map.

Transfer Station Schedule Change Beginning April 11th,the Yankton Transfer Station will be closed on Saturdays, but will remain open Mon-Fri m. Meridian Bridge RV Resort - Yankton, South Dakota. Visit our website or call us at to make your reservation today!. The Meridian Bridge RV Resort is a seasonal, monthly, weekly or daily, full hook-up campground across the bridge from Yankton, South Dakota.

Octo The Discovery Bridge, carrying U.S. Highway 81 across the Missouri River and connecting the city of Yankton, South Dakota, with Cedar County, Nebraska, was formally opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by thousands of people.

Public officials on hand for this Saturday morning event included Nebraska Governor Tim Heineman; U.S. Senators Tim. The Meridian Highway Bridge dates back towhen a group of Yankton businessmen organized a private bridge company to build a bridge across the Missouri River.

While they did raise some money, World War I interrupted the project. The bridge project was picked up again in by the Yankton area Chamber of Commerce.

17 works Search for books with subject Yankton (S.D.). Search. Yankton Robert F. Karolevitz Not In Library. Bridge across the Missouri at Yankton, S. Dak United States.

Congress. House Not In Library. Extending time for completion of bridge across the Missouri River. Yankton is located at (, − in southern South Dakota on the state's border with city is located on one of the last free-flowing, natural stretches of the Missouri River; this segment of the river, between Gavins Point Dam four miles west of Yankton, and Ponca State Park in Nebraska, has been designated by the U.S.

National Park Service as the Missouri National. Meridian Highway Bridge, Yankton: See 24 reviews, articles, and 7 photos of Meridian Highway Bridge, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 15 attractions in Yankton/ TripAdvisor reviews. One such group, the Pan American Highway Association advocates a route that follows US from Wichita, Kansas, to Watertown, South Dakota, passing through Yankton.

The bridge itself is steel girder bridge with a concrete deck. This is very similar to the two new Missouri River bridges located upstream and downstream from Yankton. Lewis and Clark, General Custer and famous steamboat captains all came through the Yankton area in the early days.

Today, the bustling little town on the Missouri River is a water recreation hotspot. Sailboats skim across the waters of Lewis and Clark Lake west of town.

Campers enjoy the cottonwood tree-shaded parks, while fishermen try their luck above and below Gavins Point Dam. There’s. Our plan for July was to canoe downstream 50 miles on the Missouri River from Yankton, South Dakota to Ponca, Nebraska and then meander our way back to the Twin Cities.

After the drive across Minnesota we set up camp at the Pierson Ranch below the Dam at Lewis and Clark Lake just outside of Yankton.

A quick drive over the Missouri River on The Discovery Bridge in Yankton, South Dakota. We're on highway 81 going from South Dakota into Nebraska.Yankton Tourism; Yankton Accommodation; Yankton Bed and Breakfast; Yankton Holiday Rentals; Yankton Holiday Packages; Yankton Flights; Yankton Restaurants; Yankton Attractions; Yankton Travel Forum; Yankton Photos; Yankton Map; Yankton Guide; All Yankton Hotels; Yankton Hotel Deals; Last Minute Hotels in Yankton; By Hotel Type.

Yankton Motels. The Meridian Highway Bridge in Yankton, South Dakota, was converted into a pedestrian-only bridge inand you definitely need to take a stroll across it.

menu. search Thank you! Cross the bridge on foot, or ride your bike across. The views of the Missouri .