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Tower Bridge, Sacramento

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Bridge · Hidden Gem · Landmark
The Tower Bridge is a vertical lift bridge across the Sacramento River, linking West Sacramento in Yolo County to the west, with the capital of California, Sacramento, in Sacramento County to the east. It has also been known as M Street Bridge. It was previously a part of U.S. Route 40 until that highway was truncated to east of Salt Lake City. The bridge is maintained by the California Department of Transportation as part of State Route 275 and connects West Capitol Avenue and Tower Bridge Gateway in West Sacramento with the Capitol Mall in Sacramento.

In 1982, the Tower Bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • We walked by the Tower Bridge after PBR on Friday! It is crazy how small this looks off of the freeway, but is so massive in person. If anyone is coming to Sacramento for the first time definitely...  more »
  • What can you say about a bridge. Well, it's a nice looking bridge. I like the fact that it's wider now. I like it when all the bells and sirens go off and the bridge rises to let the boats through. At first I laughed at it when they painted it "gold". But now I realize I really do like that color. I love the view from both sides of the bridge. What can I say. It's a handsome bridge
  • It really does well at being a bridge. Even a little glitzy with that gold paint. Occasionally the middle span raises up in the air to let tall ships pass but other than that, it's pretty much just a bridge.

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