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The arched wooden footbridge sretching over Carter Lake provices an ideal resting spot for fishermne's poles on a nippy fall day. The men were pulling in a number of fish with hardly any effort. The roar of jets from nearby Eppley Airfield didn't…

The 118-acre Carter Lake provides fishing and recreational opportunities--and a scenic backdrop--for Carter Lake and area residents. Paved walkways and wooden bridges facilitate pedestrian traffic around the lake which was formed as an ox-bow of the…

aerial photo of Broadway Viaduct, with concrete at 8th Street yet to be poured.

Activity Buzzes...on Broadway Viaduct as carpenters and steel workers prepare for concrete work on west end of the span.,

view of the side of the Broadway viaduct, showing concrete support tiers and structural steel.

The Broadway Viaduct..stretches from Eighth to Fifteenth Sts. as contractors prepare to set the structural steel of the two-million dollar project. Except for the structural steel work, the west approach ramp (bottom) is the only major part of the…

Razing of Diamond almost down to the first floor. The building is being demolished to make way for the Broadway viaduct.

George Steinberg has announced sale of Steinberg grocery at 1428 West Broadway to the state to make way for the Broadway viaduct. Sale pdice[sic] was $24,500, the figure set by the viaduct appraisal board;.

aerial view, looking west, of Broadway from about 7th Street.
"Air view of Council Bluffs, Oct. 21, 1950" [typed on back of photo]

aerial view of Broadway viaduct, looking west, ca 1955

Bridge (Interstate 480) Over Missouri River, C.B. to Omaha

No More Dark Pasages...on Interstate 480 Bridge

Three Years Of Work...and $7.2 million went into this Interstate Highway passage Missouri River, seen here looking eastward.. Arrows indicate the traffic flow. Westbound vehicles will use the northern lanes of 480 bridge, exiting on dodge Street. …

Teeth various points in the bridge surface allow for expansion and contraction. Beyond south rail of the new span is Ak-Sar_Ben Bridge, and in distance the Union Pacific Bridge.

Roller Bearing...on the council Bluffs abutment of the I-480 Bridge is inspected by William J. Kontor.

aerial view of two bridges over Missouri River; some snow cover on the ground; looking from the Iowa side

aerial view of Missouri River, with two bridges; looking from the Omaha side, with rail yard in foreground, between the bridges

Bridge Sites Considered for Span Between C.B. and Omaha

29th Ave. to Spring St. (see separate file on "Bridge, Spring Street"
9th Ave. to Leavenworth
Ave B. to about Capitol
I60 (adjacent to Mormon Bridge)
I480 (see separate file "Bridge…

These numbers...on supports underneath the I-480 bridge don't show the depth of the Missouri River.

Shadows and angles present an interesting view of the supports underneath the Spring Street linking Council Bluffs and Omaha. A roadway directly under the span leads to the Chain of Lakes Park now under construction. Photo by Dave Decker.
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