Location Information
(for the Old Mississippi River Bridge)
Name:(Old) Mississippi River Bridge
Address:Old U.S. Highway 80
City/County:Vicksburg, Warren County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1928-1930
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:14 Feb 1989
MPS:Historic Bridges of Mississippi
View National Register Nomination Form
Mississippi Landmark Information
Designated:08-04-1987
Recorded:09-14-1987
Book/Vol. No.:V. 824, p. 475
Context/Comments
Cantilevered truss bridges were relatively late in origin in Mississippi. This particular bridge was constructed between 1928 and 1930 and is the oldest known bridge of its type in the state.

See also http://www.johnweeks.com/river_mississippi/pages/lmiss08.html