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|
- The Hurtlocker (Residence & Other)
464 yards to the northwest.
- Brookdale Park (Park, Public Places & Attractions)
607 yards to the south.
- Mare and Foal (Home)
795 yards to the northeast.
- McDonald's Restaurant (Burger Restaurant, Fast Food Restaurant)
573 yards to the west.
- Morrisons (Grocery Store, Shopping Mall)
153 yards to the north.
- Heaton Park (Park, Coffee Shop)
926 yards to the south.
- Newton Heath Train Maintenance Depot (Engineering Service)
1164 yards to the west.
- Failsworth Health Centre (Medical & Health)
1219 yards to the northeast.
- Failsworth Tram Stop (Public Transportation)
994 yards to the northeast.
- Lord Lane (Street)
1004 yards to the east.
- Asda Newton Heath (Big Box Retailer)
796 yards to the southwest.
- Newton Heath Health Centre (Medical & Health)
1003 yards to the west.
- Failsworth Pole (Christian Church)
1505 yards to the northeast.
- Failsworth Soccer Centre (Sports Instruction)
1511 yards to the east.
- Dean Lane railway station (Landmark, Train Station)
1012 yards to the west.
- Failsworth Metrolink station (Landmark, Train Station)
983 yards to the northeast.
- Desi Lounge (Restaurant)
524 yards to the northeast.
- Royal Oak (Pub, Arts & Entertainment)
1397 yards to the northeast.
- Newton Heath Catholic Club (Arts & Entertainment)
1054 yards to the southwest.
- Mencari Kebahagian Dari Seseorang Yg Aku Cintai Dan Sahabat Yg Aku Sayangi (Movie Theatre)
1434 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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