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E Avenue Bridge

   


E Avenue Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 10, 2013
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
E Avenue Over Iowa River
Location
Rural: Tama County, Iowa
Structure Type
Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1938 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
160 Feet (48.8 Meters)
Structure Length
331 Feet (100.9 Meters)
Roadway Width
18.7 Feet (5.7 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
318400

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This bridge is a standard design riveted through truss bridge in Iowa. It is traditionally composed and includes an a-frame portal bracing. The bridge has a 1938 construction date listed. With a narrow 18.7 foot roadway, the bridge has an older look to it, but it is believed that Iowa may have continued building bridges with narrow roadways like this one a lot longer than other states in the many rural locations found in the state. This particular bridge includes a couple steel stringer approach spans. The historic integrity of the bridge appears good with no major alterations noted.

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