Long–Allen Bridge (Shreveport)

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Long–Allen Bridge

Texas Street Bridge
Bossier City September 2015 08 (Long–Allen Bridge).jpg
The Long–Allen Bridge as viewed from Bossier City
Coordinates32°31′01″N 93°44′31″W / 32.517°N 93.742°W / 32.517; -93.742Coordinates: 32°31′01″N 93°44′31″W / 32.517°N 93.742°W / 32.517; -93.742
CarriesU.S. 79/U.S. 80
CrossesRed River

The Long–Allen Bridge is a truss bridge in Shreveport, Louisiana, named for Louisiana governors Huey Long and Oscar K. Allen. Opened in 1933, it carries U.S. Route 80 across the Red River.[1] It is also known as the Texas Street Bridge.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eric J. Brock (2006). Shreveport. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 9780738524795.
  2. ^ "Long–Allen Bridge, Texas Street Bridge, Spanning the Red River on US 80, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA". Library of Congress.