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Vicksburg National Military Park Roads & Bridges, Melan Arch Bridges, Spanning various tributaries at Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS

Vicksburg National Military Park Roads & Bridges, Melan Arch Bridges, Spanning various tributaries at Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS

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Significance: The nine Melan arch viaducts on Union Avenue were an integral part of the overall tour route through Vicksburg National Military Park, providing visitors safe and easy access to points of interest, uniformity and continuity in the park landscape. Bridge No. 8, spanning the Illinois Central Railroad, was removed in the 1960s, leaving eight of the original nine bridges.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N481
Survey number: HAER MS-14-A
Building/structure dates: 1903 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1960 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after. 1970- before. 1975 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1988 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1996 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000100



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Young, William T
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
James, Deborah, field team project manager
Croteau, Todd, project manager
Davis, Tim, project manager
Winschel, Terrence J, researcher


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