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Main Street Bridge / John T. Alsop, Jr. Bridge
Downtown Southbank Historic Walking Tour

Downtown Jacksonville's Main Street Bridge, formally named the John T. Alsop, Jr. Bridge, was the city's second road bridge to be built across the St. Johns River.

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From The Jacksonville Landing, head across the Main Street Bridge, formally known as the John T. Alsop, Jr. Bridge. The 1,900-foot-long, steel-center lift span bridge opened in July of 1941. It's named for one of the city's most popular leaders who rode into town as one of Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders and served as mayor from 1923-1937, then again from 1941-1945.

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