The bridge has two lanes in each direction. On the northbound bridge there are no noticeable shoulders on either the inside or the outside lane. The northbound bridge is slightly wider (and newer) than the southbound.
The bridge has relatively low traffic and, despite the lack of dedicated bicycle accommodations or shoulders, it is still one of the most popular routes for individuals and organized bicycle rides to cross the Missouri River.
Platte Purchase Bridge travel lanes (northbound)
View from the Platte Purchase Bridge
View of the Missouri River from the Platte Purchase Bridge
Platte Purchase Bridge, northbound bridge exit
Platte Purchase Bridge from the north.
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