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Wonderful, historic double-decker, draw bridge. Now used as a walking, bikiing, strolling

Read the other reviews. Nice summary's. What I would like to add is a tid-bit on the history... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Russ G
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Scotland, United States
Great for walkers

This is a beautiful bridge that spans the Missouri river, and is an obvious favorite with local... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
LauriH44
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Read the other reviews. Nice summary's. What I would like to add is a tid-bit on the history. When constructed back in 1923(ish), the entire project was privately funded (not tax-payer funded), opened as a toll-bridge / Nebraska - South Dakota across Missouri river. It...More

Thank Russ G
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is a beautiful bridge that spans the Missouri river, and is an obvious favorite with local walkers and tourists alike. It's a very wide bridge and has a top level and lower level. On the Yankton side (at least the Saturday we were there)...More

1  Thank LauriH44
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great drive pretty bridge cool design, jsut across this bridge in Nebraska awesome walking trail, make the drive

Thank inks1
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

This bridge is the old hwy 81 double decker bridge that spans the Missouri River from Nebraska across to Yankton SD. It is now closed to vehicle traffic and is now open to pedestrians. You can walk from one state on the lower deck and...More

Thank Iowa_traveler442
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We loved it. Very nice to be able to walk or bike back and forth between South Dakota and Nebraska. Great exercise!

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We stopped here just because we like taking pictures of bridges, and then we realized it's a walking trail. You can go on the main level and the upper level, and it's lit up at night. There were quite a few other people around, so...More

1  Thank jeremyj390
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The Meridian was one of the first bridges across the Missouri in this part of the Dakota's. Originally a toll bridge it was designed to raise a lower to accommodate River Boats. The original design called for "car" traffic on the upper level and rail...More

Thank Rodney V
Reviewed August 1, 2017

This is a good way to walk into Nebraska, exercise and great views on this walk. You see all ages and it is quite enjoyable. Also, it is Free :)

1  Thank firefly331
Reviewed July 25, 2017

A wonderful place to walk and watch the sun go down. The signs give an historical overview, interesting to visitors. Surrounding park and monument to the Scorpion are memorable..

2  Thank Joan L
Reviewed July 10, 2017

My wife and I walk the Meridian Bridge about once a week. You can see fish in the river below, Yanktons skyline,sandbars and islands and just enjoy the fresh air.

2  Thank BobH_10
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