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The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge


category : Historic Bridges
This bridge was built in 1927. The fifth bridge to cross the Mississippi River connecting Illinois and Missouri, it shortened the distance between North St Louis and Edwardsville, Illinois by 15 miles.


Admission: Free
Hours: Sat-Sun: 8AM to 5PM. Closed major holidays
Address: 314-416-9930

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The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

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The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

This bridge was built in 1927. The fifth bridge to cross the Mississippi River connecting Illinois and Missouri, it shortened...