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Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge

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Bridge is a driving bridge but the nearby park is a nice tourist destination

The bridge was finished in 2012 and can be seen from the nearby Riverfront Park. I would not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MJSB24
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Atchison, Kansas
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Bridge to Missouri

This is a unique bridge joining Missouri and Kansas. It is a vast improvement over the old bridge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
180marthap
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Atchison, Kansas
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An engineering marvel when built in 1938, the bridge was a boon to Atchison's economy.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The bridge was finished in 2012 and can be seen from the nearby Riverfront Park. I would not recommend pedestrians cross the bridge. It is also intended for bicycles but use extreme caution as this is a small town unaccustomed to such activities.

Thank MJSB24
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unique bridge joining Missouri and Kansas. It is a vast improvement over the old bridge. Unfortunately there is no pedestrian lane for walking across the Missouri River. The arch spans just the Kansas side. I have been told this was because Missouri...More

Thank 180marthap
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This bridge used to be scary. We hated driving across it, and held our breath as we did. Now it s modern and sturdy. Not sure if I should thank MODOT or KDOT.

Thank Toto2Leavenworth
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is quite a bridge that I'm happy was rebuilt in its original location. I'm also happy that it has the name of Atchison's #1 claim to fame. It carries you across the Muddy Mo, from Missouri, directly into the city of Atchison, Kansas. Check...More

Thank Natosha H
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I learned a lot about this bridge on the web and from a curator a the Amelia Earhart birthplace home. Daytime driving is pleasant over a nice, but seemingly nothing special bridge. This bridge replaced a very old one and won an award for 1st...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Added photos of Atchison Kansas Amelia Earhart bridge. Only seen it lighted on this holiday. Veterans day.

Thank V P
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Since we had no interest in crossing the river on a raft, we took the bridge. Nice bridge! It got us to the other side of the river!! But its a bridge, for God's sake! Not too exciting!!

Thank PhilandKathi
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The bridge Gives you a beautiful view of the Missouri River and the Bluffs of Benedictine College. The lights on the bridge change colors at night and it is beautiful!

1  Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

The bridge is adjacent to Riverfront Park and offers similar beautiful views of the Missouri River. A good roadway surface and view of the park.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 25 April 2016

New bridge. Beautiful design, great gateway to the city. Lite at night with LED lights, that can be programmed for different lighting combinations.

Thank madaboutred
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