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No neon any more

It was at one time a festive bridge to see at night but Shreveport has let maintenance go. No... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BiggieSauls
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Texarkana, Texas, United States
Nice Drive Over the Bridge

It was interesting how the El Dorado Casino butts right up to the edge of the road as you are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
OnTheRoadAgain1056
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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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 good14%
  • Average34%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
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“old bridge” (5 reviews)
“bossier city” (9 reviews)
“red river” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
Shreveport, LA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 13 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 21 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
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A decent bridge across the River between Shreveport and Bossier. It's kept up nicely and a good walking bridge too. Driving across it, there's great views of both cities.

1  Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Visited my home town again as was born there in 1951 and enjoyed seeing the changes in the city lights and atmosphere and the growth taken place in 66 years of familiar surroundings.

Thank stevengr2017
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I've never walked across the bridge, although have thought about it several times since it links the two gambling districts with their casinos and restaurants. The bridge glows at night with neon lights, casting a colorful shadow on the river below. Plaques note that it...More

1  Thank Pat G
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