9 Iconic Bridges in North Dakota
The Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge spanning the Missouri River between Bismarck and Mandan opened up travel to the west in 1882. That traffic led to the growth of Bismarck (Edwinton) and eventually points west. Bridges and their impacts have played a key role in North Dakota history. Here are several bridges of note.
Fairview Lift Bridge
The Fairview Lift Bridge, just inside the North Dakota-Montana border and now closed to vehicle and rail traffic, stretches 1,320 feet across the Yellowstone River and has been turned into a walkway. The Great Northern Railroad bridge
Highway 200 between Cartwright and Fairview Cartwright, ND 59221