2000: The Debut of a Replacement Bridge Named After a Literary Giant — Transportation History

September 16, 2000 A new version of the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge, spanning the Mississippi River between Missouri and Illinois, was formally opened to a great deal of fanfare. This through truss bridge connects the Missouri city of Hannibal, which had been the childhood home of renowned writer and humorist Mark Twain (the pen name […]

2000: The Debut of a Replacement Bridge Named After a Literary Giant — Transportation History