Poplar Street Bridge
|Old Church Street Bridge||4 furlongs|
|Newton Heath Lock No 69||4 furlongs|
|Droylsden Road Bridge||3¼ furlongs|
|Newton Heath Footbridge||2 furlongs|
|Tannersfield Lowest Lock No 68||½ furlongs|
|Poplar Street Bridge|
|Tannersfield Middle Lock No 67||½ furlongs|
|Tannersfield Footbridge||1½ furlongs|
|Tannersfield Highest Lock No 66||1½ furlongs|
|Back Lane Bridge||3½ furlongs|
|Sisson Street Bridge||5 furlongs|
- Desi Lounge (Restaurant)
513 yards to the northeast.
- Newton heath Working Mens Club (Pub)
751 yards to the southwest.
- Royal Oak (Pub, Arts & Entertainment)
1397 yards to the northeast.
- Morrisons (Grocery Store, Shopping Mall)
153 yards to the north.
- McDonald's Restaurant (Burger Restaurant, Fast Food Restaurant)
573 yards to the west.
- The Hurtlocker (Residence & Other)
464 yards to the northwest.
- Macs Gym (Gym)
465 yards to the northwest.
- Brookdale Park (Park, Public Places & Attractions)
603 yards to the south.
- Newton Heath Train Maintenance Depot (Engineering Service)
1164 yards to the west.
- Mare and Foal (Home)
795 yards to the northeast.
- Alexian Brothers Care Centre (Medical & Health)
1235 yards to the northwest.
- Droylsden Road Dental Practice (Dentist)
618 yards to the southwest.
- KFC Failsworth (Food & Restaurant)
1040 yards to the northeast.
- Failsworth Soccer Centre (Sports Instruction)
1510 yards to the east.
- Railway Pub Dean Lane (Pub)
1062 yards to the west.
- Splish Splash Car Wash (Car Wash & Detailing)
771 yards to the west.
- Last Orders (Nightlife)
865 yards to the northeast.
- Newton Heath Health Centre (Medical & Health)
1006 yards to the west.
- The Crown and Cushion (Pub, Bar)
1359 yards to the northeast.
- Tesco (Food & Grocery)
1059 yards to the northeast.
- Failsworth Home Guard (Night Club)
30 yards to the west.
Wikipedia has a page about Poplar Street Bridge
The Congressman William L. Clay Sr. Bridge, formerly known as the Bernard F. Dickmann Bridge and popularly as the Poplar Street Bridge, completed in 1967, is a 647-foot (197 m)-long deck girder bridge across the Mississippi River between St. Louis, Missouri and East St. Louis, Illinois. The bridge arrives on the Missouri shore line just south of the Gateway Arch.
Planned just before construction of the Arch, the builders in 1959 were to request that 25 acres (100,000 m2) of the Gateway Arch property be turned over from the National Park Service for the bridge. The request generated enormous controversy and ultimately 2.5 acres (10,000 m2) of the Jefferson Expansion National Memorial (which included all of the original platted area of St. Louis when it was acquired in the 1930s and 1940s) was given to the bridge.
Two Interstates and a U.S. Route cross the entire bridge. It is crossed by approximately 100,000 vehicles daily, making it the second most heavily used bridge on the river, after the I-94 Dartmouth Bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Some of that load has been diverted to the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.
Interstate 55, Interstate 64, and U.S. Route 40 cross the Mississippi on the Poplar Street bridge. U.S. Route 66 was also concurrent over this bridge until 1979, and U.S. 50 was routed over it before the interstates were constructed. In addition, I-70 crossed the river here until 2014, when it was realigned to cross the river on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge when it was completed in 2014. I-44 now follows the old alignment of I-70 through downtown to the west approach for the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.
The east end of the bridge crosses the south end of what was Bloody Island which Robert E. Lee connected to the mainland of Illinois with landfill in the 1850s. During its island days several Missouri politicians fought duels there. What was Bloody Island is now a train yard.
Although the bridge's former name honors former St. Louis mayor Bernard F. Dickmann, it is most commonly referred to as the Poplar Street Bridge, with many locals unaware of its official name. The Missouri end of the bridge sits over Poplar Street, and the media started referring to it by that name long before the bridge opened. It was officially renamed the Congressman William L. Clay Sr. Bridge in October 2013 in honor of Bill Clay
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