A complete list of bridges in Missouri with pictures. Famous MO bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.
Burfordville Covered Bridge
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainThe Chain of Rocks Bridge spans the Mississippi River on the north edge of St. Louis, Missouri. The eastern end of the bridge is on Chouteau Island, while the western end is on the Missouri shoreline. The bridge was for a time the route used by U.S. Route 66 to cross over the Mississippi. Its most notable feature is a 22-degree bend occurring at the middle of the crossing. Originally a motor route, the bridge now carries walking and biking trails over the river. A new Chain of Rocks Bridge carries vehicular traffic to the north. The old route to the bridge is now called Chain of Rocks Road and ends near Roman Road. Parking is available at the start of the now pedestrian route. The bridge... more
- The Christopher S. Bond Bridge in Kansas City, Missouri is a cable-stayed bridge across the Missouri River. The bridge opened to limited traffic on September 27, 2010 and all lanes opened on December 18, 2010. The Bond bridge is a replacement for the Paseo Bridge. The bridge is named for Christopher "Kit" Bond, the former Governor and Missouri United States Senator.... more