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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #250 on: April 07, 2021, 11:53:25 AM »

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #251 on: April 07, 2021, 05:29:08 PM »

I-10 in Louisiana
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #252 on: April 08, 2021, 08:42:58 AM »

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #253 on: April 08, 2021, 08:52:19 AM »

Kansas Turnpike crossing the Kansas River near Lawrence?
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #254 on: April 08, 2021, 10:07:20 AM »

Kansas Turnpike crossing the Kansas River near Lawrence?

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Hint:  It's an Interstate, and it's in the Midwest.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #255 on: April 08, 2021, 03:02:49 PM »

It’s not a interstate or turnpike (toll road).

US 30 over the Fox River in Illinois. That one has a trail bridge underneath that I thought was cool.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #256 on: April 08, 2021, 03:07:02 PM »

It’s not a interstate or turnpike (toll road).

US 30 over the Fox River in Illinois. That one has a trail bridge underneath that I thought was cool.

incorrect but really, really, really close
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #257 on: April 08, 2021, 03:20:14 PM »

It’s not a interstate or turnpike (toll road).

US 30 over the Fox River in Illinois. That one has a trail bridge underneath that I thought was cool.

incorrect but really, really, really close

Interstate 90 crossing the Fox River.

https://goo.gl/maps/ghj3roQA2K5VgQEC8
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #258 on: April 08, 2021, 03:21:57 PM »



It’s not a interstate or turnpike (toll road).

US 30 over the Fox River in Illinois. That one has a trail bridge underneath that I thought was cool.

incorrect but really, really, really close

Interstate 90 crossing the Fox River.

https://goo.gl/maps/ghj3roQA2K5VgQEC8

You got it!  (Here is a similar view from the other side of the river.)
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #259 on: April 08, 2021, 03:23:39 PM »



It’s not a interstate or turnpike (toll road).

US 30 over the Fox River in Illinois. That one has a trail bridge underneath that I thought was cool.

incorrect but really, really, really close

Interstate 90 crossing the Fox River.

https://goo.gl/maps/ghj3roQA2K5VgQEC8

You got it!  (Here is a similar view from the other side of the river.)
darn. i was right and posted before the other two came in.  :pan: :banghead: :colorful:
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #260 on: April 08, 2021, 03:27:51 PM »

I'll go next.
What's this bridge? Hint, its famous near my hometown.


This is US 421 SB at I-95 in Dunn NC
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #261 on: April 08, 2021, 03:31:46 PM »

It was my turn to go, but since the prior one has been guessed, no harm done.

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #262 on: April 08, 2021, 05:48:10 PM »

What's this bridge? Hint, its famous near my hometown.

I'm curious what makes it famous.  If it is indeed an I-95 overpass in NC, I've driven under it dozens of times without being aware of it having any significance.  What should I know about it for my next I-95 drive?
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #263 on: April 08, 2021, 05:49:38 PM »

What's this bridge? Hint, its famous near my hometown.

I'm curious what makes it famous.  If it is indeed an I-95 overpass in NC, I've driven under it dozens of times without being aware of it having any significance.  What should I know about it for my next I-95 drive?
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #264 on: April 08, 2021, 06:32:41 PM »



What's this bridge? Hint, its famous near my hometown.

I'm curious what makes it famous.  If it is indeed an I-95 overpass in NC, I've driven under it dozens of times without being aware of it having any significance.  What should I know about it for my next I-95 drive?

You are correct!

|Jim| isn't the one who guessed it.  And you didn't answer his question.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #265 on: April 09, 2021, 07:54:31 AM »

Meanwhile, this is the current bridge to guess (picture taken by me):

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #266 on: April 09, 2021, 09:09:22 AM »

What's this bridge? Hint, its famous near my hometown.

I'm curious what makes it famous.  If it is indeed an I-95 overpass in NC, I've driven under it dozens of times without being aware of it having any significance.  What should I know about it for my next I-95 drive?
Was one of the first to be built for I95 in NC. Exit 70 to 79 was built in 1954 and completed in 1956, way before the Interstate program was passed.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #267 on: April 09, 2021, 09:11:03 AM »



What's this bridge? Hint, its famous near my hometown.

I'm curious what makes it famous.  If it is indeed an I-95 overpass in NC, I've driven under it dozens of times without being aware of it having any significance.  What should I know about it for my next I-95 drive?

You are correct!

|Jim| isn't the one who guessed it.  And you didn't answer his question.
I just answered his question. I will delete the old post and crown 1995hoo as winner for previous round. 1995hoo, you can now go next. Sorry for the confusion! 😳
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #268 on: April 09, 2021, 09:11:56 AM »

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #269 on: April 09, 2021, 03:27:57 PM »

What's this bridge? Hint, its famous near my hometown.

I'm curious what makes it famous.  If it is indeed an I-95 overpass in NC, I've driven under it dozens of times without being aware of it having any significance.  What should I know about it for my next I-95 drive?
Was one of the first to be built for I95 in NC. Exit 70 to 79 was built in 1954 and completed in 1956, way before the Interstate program was passed.

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #270 on: April 09, 2021, 03:40:50 PM »

It was my turn to go, but since the prior one has been guessed, no harm done.

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It's been over 24 hours since I posted, so I'll offer a clue. I was standing near a permanently-moored naval cruiser when I took the picture.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #271 on: April 12, 2021, 08:16:15 AM »

^^^^

The bridge crosses the northernmost arm of the river's delta.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #272 on: April 12, 2021, 08:57:16 AM »

My guess is somewhere in Europe, but I'm not sure where.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #273 on: April 12, 2021, 09:09:11 AM »

I've never done these before but I was compelled to find it.

It's the Sampsoniyevskiy Bridge in St. Petersburg, Russia
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #274 on: April 12, 2021, 09:16:01 AM »

I've never done these before but I was compelled to find it.

It's the Sampsoniyevskiy Bridge in St. Petersburg, Russia

You are correct! I took the picture from the west bank near the Cruiser Aurora (roughly where the word "Aurora" appears on the map).

tdindy88 gets to go next.
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"That sounded stupid, didn't it?"—Kolzig, to the same reporter a few seconds later.

 


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