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it's a very narrow bridge, the lights have been removed

The lights have been removed due to the vibration caused by vehicle traffic (go figure). But if... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Keith S
No longer Neon

The bridge is no longer lit with Neon. There are walking paths on the side so you can walk between... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RustonTraveller
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Bossier City, Louisiana
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Adorned with neon lights, the bridge that connects Shreveport and Bossier City across the Red River is considered a work of art.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good13%
  • Average35%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible19%
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Shreveport, LA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lights have been removed due to the vibration caused by vehicle traffic (go figure). But if you go below the bridge while at the Louisiana Boardwalk, it makes for an interesting view of the construction of a 1920s era bridge. I think it's interesting,...More

1  Thank Keith S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bridge is no longer lit with Neon. There are walking paths on the side so you can walk between Shreveport and Bossier City. I haven't confirmed it yet but I believe the Louisiana Maneuvers began when on Monday, 15 September at 0500 the I...More

Thank RustonTraveller
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It may be just a bridge but it is a bridge. I have always enjoyed checking out bridges and seeing how may different types there are out there. The different styles, the spans, the supports, it is all very cool to me. This may be...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was at one time a festive bridge to see at night but Shreveport has let maintenance go. No lights or very few these day. Sad.

Thank BiggieSauls
Reviewed 28 May 2017

It was interesting how the El Dorado Casino butts right up to the edge of the road as you are entering the bridge. Nice views crossing this magnificent bridge. Probably would be better at night.

1  Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Drove over it! Not much more to say. We are from Texas so we thought we should check it out. Beautiful old bridge.

Thank BarryHill1986
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Shreveport Arts Council and the City of Shreveport should be ashamed at how the bridge looks now as compared to when they installed the lasers and neon lights. A lot of donors paid for that upgrade and sadly, it has been left to rot....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Pass over this all the time, if you blink you still cant miss it, well you can feel it, its just an old bridge.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Cool old bridge from the Huey P Long era. Nice views, easy to navigate. Convenient crossing to / from Bossier City.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Distances are a little deceiving in downtown Shreveport and the river divides it in two. I don't think many tourists walk across the bridge, but it is perfectly safe to do so and things really aren't that far away. We stayed on the East side...More

2  Thank Robert K
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