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Address: Bridge over South Platte River, Fort Morgan, CO
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Also called the Fort Morgan Bridge.

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Wonderful tribute of past engineering feats.

I am radical STEM advocate and I hate to see people add other educational disciplines to the mix of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But this is a great example of what... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
Mike D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I am radical STEM advocate and I hate to see people add other educational disciplines to the mix of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But this is a great example of what happens when you add the beauty of Art to make great engineering and other STEM project visually stimulating!

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Thank Mike D
New Albany, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Fort Morgan and the reason was to see family. Although it is a pretty small town, we decided to take in the sights and very much enjoyed our self guided tour. The rainbow bridge was a very cool spot to stop to take photos and appreciate the architecture of this unique bridge. Don't assume... More 

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Henderson, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Rainbow Bridge in Fort Morgan is a great example of what could be done architecturally to make your road trips that much more enjoyable. This bridge was built as a part of a side road diversion off of the Lincoln Highway for a trip through Northeastern Colorado. This side road adventure was soon no longer supported by the automobile... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I was born and raised in Fort Morgan, Colorado, and haven't been back in many years. So it was a nice surprise to see that they renovated Rainbow Bridge so you can actually take a walk on it over the Platte River.

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Thank Angela G
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Easy to find off Main St. It spans the Platte River is quite long. You cannot drive on the bridge, but can walk it or possibly bike it. This must have been something in it's hey day. Looks beautiful!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Take a nice walk along the South Platte and enjoy the Rainbow Bridge. Built in 1922, the original road and bridge still stand in Ft Morgan as a stellar example of a rainbow arch bridge.

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1 Thank hlp74
Moab, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The Rainbow Bridge was built as the bridge over the South Platte. A secondary, more utilitarian bridge was built just to the west of the Rainbow Bridge. As the Rainbow Bridge aged, it was decided to change it into a walking bridge. This bridge is near Riverside Park which has the community pool, softball fields, RV parking, a playground, a... More 

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1 Thank Gina K
Fort Morgan, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Rainbow bridge is a uniquely engineered bridge, but over 85 years ago. The bridge served the area for many years as a major crossing of the South Platte River. Then later as two lanes as a second bridge was constructed. The Rainbow bridge survived floods which took out the newer bridge. It is now a bridge for walkers, runners and... More 

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2 Thank Thomas P
Denver
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Drove over it to and from Quail Dunes Golf Course. While it's shape is supposed to look like a rainbow, the bridge is made of concrete and is not what I would consider coming to Fort Morgan to see.

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1 Thank JAYDenver
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I've read the reviews on this, and I'm sorry, but this is not worth the stop in my opinion. We drove past it, parked on the north side, and decided the views were not worth the walk. We were there in the afternoon, however, so I can only imagine that the view is much better at night. All I can... More 

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