Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown
Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut bridge will be closed as of today Monday, March 31, 2014. This will leave the Pine St. bridge as the Arch grounds point of entry to and from the city. The new Walnut St. bridge will open next Friday to foot traffic.
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial includes the 630 foot tall masterpiece of modern design, the Gateway Arch; the Museum of Westward Expansion that interprets the history of the American West; and the nineteenth century Old Courthouse, site of the Dred Scott trial. Please click on the icons to the right to learn more.
Did You Know?
The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...