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110th Street Bridge

Iowa Bridge Number 185150

   


110th Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: July 1, 2009
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
110th Street Over East Fork Des Moines River
Location
Rural: Humboldt County, Iowa
Structure Type
Metal 5 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1911 By Builder/Contractor: Iowa Bridge Company of Des Moines, Iowa

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
90 Feet (27.4 Meters)
Structure Length
110 Feet (33.5 Meters)
Roadway Width
15.7 Feet (4.8 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 1 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
185150

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This bridge includes a five panel through truss span and a single stringer approach span. Historic integrity of the superstructure appears to be good. As a late example of a pin-connected truss bridge, the structure is traditionally composed, reflecting the end result of three decades of movement from experimentation to standardization. Despite this standardization, bridges such as the 110th Street Bridge are becoming rare on today's roadways at a rapid rate. Further, compared to modern bridges built today, bridges such as this one offer a degree of detail and geometric composition that is beautiful and in stark contrast to the plain and ugly bridges that are built in the 21st Century. Today, the goal should be the preservation of all surviving pin-connected truss bridges regardless of any variances in local population from county to county and state to state. Wooden covered bridges have been treated in this manner, having been preserved across the board without regard to age, significance, or local population density, and as a result beautiful, historic metal truss bridges such as this one deserve no less.

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