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Also known as the Miles Glacier Bridge, this 470-mile viaduct got its name from its construction cost that amounted to $1.4 million, but was easily recovered after the estimated $200 million value of copper ore shipment made possible by the bridge?s creation.

The Million Dollar Bridge was declared a historical landmark in 2000. Built in 1908 to help transport copper ores, the bridge stretches across the Copper River, overlooking the wonderful scenery that is the Chugach National Forest located in Cordova, Alaska.

It has been rebuilt several times after suffering from the 1964 earthquake in Alaska and a flood in 1995. Even though this bridge is literally a ?road to nowhere?, it was permanently restored in 2004 to prevent a more expensive Copper River clean-up in case the bridge permanently collapses.
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