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Photographer: F. Robby
Taken: May 9, 2009
Caption: Marker Closeup on Lower Left Photos
Additional Description: Top Photo - Ames Bridge, Des Moines, Iowa (1958): The first use of aluminum for a new highway bridge in the United States was this two-lane, four-span bridge over I-80, a conventional built-up I-beam design. It remained in service until about 1993
Bottom Photo - Amityville Bridge, Amityville, New York (1963): Two four-span bridges, designed by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation, were erected to carry Route 110 over the Sunrise Highway.
Submitted: May 22, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p64320
File Size: 1.417 Megabytes
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