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October 30, 1964 — The new Sunshine Bridge, shown here in an aerial view looking across the Mississippi River from the west side near Donaldsonville, was officially dedicated Monday, Oct.12. The only bridge on the river between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, five-span, infrastructure and nearly 42 million pounds of structural steel in the superstructure.

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