A tale of two bridges

Mighty Lights glow spans Mississippi River

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 13, 2020 9:53 AM CT | Published: January 13, 2020 4:05 AM CT

The Mighty Lights on the I-55 Harahan Bridge went live late in 2016, and the Hernando DeSoto Bridge formed the other half of the dynamic display two years later. Now they're a pair of massive porch lights on the city's west front.


Hernando DeSoto Bridge Big River Crossing Mighty Lights
Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper is a second generation newspaper writer with roots in Memphis and Arkansas. She earned a B.A. in English from Rhodes College. Her work appears in Rhodes Today and Memphis magazine, as well as The Daily Memphian.


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