A bridge that will never inspire an artist or a poet
A bland, nondescript bridge on US 50 in Shoals, Indiana.
What if they built a bridge and nobody ever drove on it?
Here’s a weird one – a bridge along US 50 in southwestern Illinois that has an unused twin! Here it is, up close and personal. There are actually four such bridges along this 21-mile stretch of US 50 between Carlyle and Lebanon. The State of Illinois built them in about 1973 anticipating a four-lane divided…
Three National Road/US 40 bridges over Maryland’s Casselman River
In Garrett County, MD, three bridges still stand that successively carried the National Road/US 40 over the Casselman River.