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Big Bear Creek Bridge

Status: Closed to all traffic

Location: 41.735658,-92.293188

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Carries Old IA 21 over Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 92.0 Feet
Span Length: 90.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on Old IA 21 in Victor
History: Built 1918
Built: 1918

Location: Iowa County

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259230

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View from the road closed sign.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259231

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View from the south.

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259232

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View from the south.

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259233

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the east side.

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259234

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the west side.

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259235

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the west side.

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259236

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the west side.

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259237

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the east side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259238

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

Deterioration at the deck.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259239

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

Tree growing on and around railing.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 41.775356,-92.109639

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Carries 160th Street over Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss with riveted connections and a 30° skew. Portal bracings are beam.
Total Length: 160.0 Feet
Span Length: 101.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on 160th Street
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1955
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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256539

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View looking west down the abandoned road. Part of bridge can just be seen. Taken June 17, 2013

Photo taken by Dave King

256540

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View west approaching east end. Taken June 17, 2013

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256541

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the north side from the east end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256542

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View west from the east end before walking over the dirt mound. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256543

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the deck. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256544

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View from the west end looking east. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256545

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the former approach from the end of the steel beam looking east from west end. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256546

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the former approach from the west end of deck looking west. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256547

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the southwest top connections. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256548

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the east abutment. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256549

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the struts and bracings. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256550

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the top center connections. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256551

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the southeast top connections. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256552

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

Jones & Laughlin stamp. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256553

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the south side from the east end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256554

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

View of the only remaining railing. On the southeast end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256581

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

Hard to see but there's a small hole right next to the bridge that looks to be a crawlspace. It had concrete walls. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

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Big Bear Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge in 2004

Location: 41.758263,-92.149837

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Carries Hh Avenue over Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 138.0 Feet
Span Length: 99.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on Hh Avenue
History: Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1950
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Iowa County

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487891

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Courtesy of the Cedar Rapids Gazette

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Green Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 41.538255,-92.051960

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Carries Formerly Mm Avenue over Middle English River
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 107.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over a branch of English River on now abandoned Mm Avenue
History: Built 1963
Built: 1963

Location: Iowa County

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260275

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Branch English River Bridge

View from the south where the road becomes abandoned

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260276

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Branch English River Bridge

View approaching from the south

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260277

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Branch English River Bridge

View from the south end looking north

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260278

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Branch English River Bridge

View from the south end looking northeast

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260279

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Branch English River Bridge

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260280

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Branch English River Bridge

View of the west side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260281

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Branch English River Bridge

View of the supports

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 41.529622,-92.085009

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Carries L Avenue over Branch Middle Fork English River
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 63.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Middle Fork English River on L Avenue
History: Built ca. 1920; replaced 2004
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.554665,-92.188850

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Carries 310th Street over Branch of Middle Fork English River
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 47.9 Feet
Span Length: 44.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over a branch of Middle Fork English River on 310th Street
History: Built 1925
Built: 1925

Location: Iowa County

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260266

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

View from the southwest end looking northeast

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260267

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

View of the north side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260268

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

View of the south side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260269

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

View of the north side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260270

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

View of the deck

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260271

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

View down the south side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260272

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

View from the northeast end looking southwest

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260273

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Branch Middle Fork English River Bridge

View from the northeast end looking southwest

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

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Branch Old Man's Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.686965,-92.085482

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Carries L Avenue (L Ave) over Branch of Old Man's Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 52.2 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over a branch of Old Man's Creek on L Avenue (L Ave)
History: Built 1925
Built: 1925

Location: Iowa County

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259053

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L Avenue Bridge

View looking north from the south end.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259054

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L Avenue Bridge

View looking south from the north end.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259055

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L Avenue Bridge

View of the east side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259056

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L Avenue Bridge

View of the west side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259057

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L Avenue Bridge

View of the west side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259058

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L Avenue Bridge

View of the east side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259059

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L Avenue Bridge

Center connections.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259060

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L Avenue Bridge

Jones & Laughlin Marking

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

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Deep River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.585789,-92.297528

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Carries Poweshiek-Iowa Road over Deep River
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 158.1 Feet
Span Length: 89.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Deep River on Poweshiek-Iowa Road
History: Built 1962
Built: 1962

Location: Iowa County

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259068

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Deep River Bridge

View looking south from the north end.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259069

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Deep River Bridge

View from the south looking north.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259070

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Deep River Bridge

View from the south approach end looking north.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259071

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Deep River Bridge

View from the south end looking north.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259072

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Deep River Bridge

View of the east side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259073

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Deep River Bridge

View of the east side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259074

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Deep River Bridge

View if the stringer approach and east side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259075

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Deep River Bridge

View of the east side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259076

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Deep River Bridge

View of the west side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259078

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Deep River Bridge

West side connections.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

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Devil's Run Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.622628,-92.154213

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Carries 265 Th Street over Devil's Run Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 42.0 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Devil's Run Creek on 265th Street
History: Built ca. 1920
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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Devils Run Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.621290,-92.143364

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Carries I Avenue over Devils Run
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 69.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Devils Run on I Avenue
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1968; replaced 2015
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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260233

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Devils Run Bridge

View from the north side entrance on to I Avenue looking south

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260234

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Devils Run Bridge

View approaching the bridge from the north looking south

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260235

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Devils Run Bridge

View from the north end looking south

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260236

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Devils Run Bridge

View from the north end

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260237

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Devils Run Bridge

View of the west side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260238

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Devils Run Bridge

Approach span has been removed. View of the north end supports.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260239

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Devils Run Bridge

View of the north abutment

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260240

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Devils Run Bridge

View from the south entrance on to I Avenue looking north

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260241

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Devils Run Bridge

View approaching the bridge from the north, looking south

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260242

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Devils Run Bridge

View of the deck

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260243

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Devils Run Bridge

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260244

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Devils Run Bridge

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260245

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Devils Run Bridge

View of the west side

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260246

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Devils Run Bridge

Deck

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

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Ballards' Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 41.540824,-92.031116

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Carries Former Nn Avenue over English River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss with A-frame portal bracing
Total Length: 203.1 Feet
Span Length: 109.9 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over English River on former Nn Avenue
History: Built 1929; rehabilitated 1964
Built: 1929

Location: Iowa County

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228879

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Found it !

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in April 2012

228880

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Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in April 2012

228881

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Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in April 2012

228882

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Don't put your foot wrong.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in April 2012

228883

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Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in April 2012

228884

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Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in April 2012

228885

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Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in April 2012

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Hilton Creek Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 41.774496,-92.033483

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Carries 160th Street over Hilton Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 64.0 Feet
Span Length: 64.0 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Hilton Creek on 160th Street
History: Built 1915; replaced 2005
Built: 1915

Location: Iowa County

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Honey Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.806451,-92.235414

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Carries 140th Street over Honey Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 62.0 Feet
Span Length: 59.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Honey Creek on 140th Street
History: Built 1927
Built: 1927

Location: Iowa County

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256980

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Photo taken by Dave King

256981

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Photo taken by Dave King

256982

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Photo taken by Dave King

256983

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Photo taken by Dave King

256984

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Photo taken by Dave King

256985

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Little Bear Creek Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 41.727275,-92.201795

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Carries F Avenue over Little Bear Creek
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 70.0 Feet
Span Length: 69.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Little Bear Creek on F Avenue
History: Rehabilitated 1967; Closed 1994; Removed by 2002
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Middle Fork English River Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 41.533966,-92.084343

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Carries L Avenue over Middle Fork English River
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 100.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Middle Fork English River on L Avenue
History: Built ca. 1920; replaced 2004
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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North English River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic; Level B (Enter at your own risk) Road

Location: 41.602042,-92.162553

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Carries Gg Avenue over North English River
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 125.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over North English River on Gg Avenue
History: Built 1929; rehabilitated 1965
Built: 1929

Location: Iowa County

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260252

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North English River Bridge

View from the south end looking north

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260253

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North English River Bridge

View of the west side

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260254

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North English River Bridge

Deck

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260255

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North English River Bridge

View of the west side

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260256

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North English River Bridge

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260257

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North English River Bridge

View of the south end approach

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260258

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North English River Bridge

View from the north end looking south

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260259

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North English River Bridge

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260260

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North English River Bridge

View of the north end approach

Photo taken by Dave King; July 22, 2013

260261

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North English River Bridge

Inland Steel stamp

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

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North English River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.636945,-92.299554

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Carries Poweshiek-Iowa Road over North English River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 107.9 Feet
Span Length: 107.9 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over North English River on Poweshiek-Iowa Road
History: Built ca. 1960
Built: ca. 1960

Location: Iowa County

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259296

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North English River Bridge

View from the north looking south.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259297

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North English River Bridge

View from the north end looking south.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259298

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North English River Bridge

View from the south end looking north.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259299

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North English River Bridge

View from the southwest.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259300

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North English River Bridge

View from the southwest.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259301

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North English River Bridge

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259302

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North English River Bridge

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 8, 2013

259303

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North English River Bridge

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259304

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North English River Bridge

View of the corner connections.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259305

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North English River Bridge

Former supports from a previous bridge

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.622710,-91.992880

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Carries 265th Street over Old Man's Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 155.2 Feet
Span Length: 80.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Old Man's Creek on 265th Street
History: NBI showns built 1967 but looks older
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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260282

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

View from the west end looking east

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260283

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

View of the north side of the east end span

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260284

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

View of the north side of the west end span

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260285

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

View of the south side of the east end span

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260286

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

View of the south side of the west end span

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260287

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

View down the north side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260288

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

View down the south side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260289

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

Erosion has created a 6' deep hole between the abutment and side of road at the northeast end

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260290

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Old Man's Creek Bridge

View from the west end looking east

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 2013

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Old Mans Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge in 2006

Location: 41.688056,-92.143028

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Carries 220th Street over Old Mans Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 66.9 Feet
Span Length: 65.0 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Old Mans Creek on 220th Street
History: Built 1915; Replaced 2006
Built: 1915

Location: Iowa County

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Price Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.843261,-91.928491

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Carries CR W20 (T Avenue) over Price Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 73.2 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Price Creek on CR W20 (T Avenue)
History: Built ca. 1940
Built: ca. 1940

Location: Iowa County

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253094

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Price Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Dave King

253095

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View Across Price Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Dave King

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Clear Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.707991,-91.871712

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Carries W Avenue over Clear Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Clear Creek on W Avenue
History: NBI shows built 1955, Cambria steel markings suggest earlier.
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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260291

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Clear Creek Bridge

View from the south end looking north

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260292

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Clear Creek Bridge

View of the west side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260293

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Clear Creek Bridge

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260294

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Clear Creek Bridge

Middle connections

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260295

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Clear Creek Bridge

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260296

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Clear Creek Bridge

View down the west side

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260297

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Clear Creek Bridge

Deck

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260298

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Clear Creek Bridge

View from the north end looking south

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

260299

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Clear Creek Bridge

Cambria Steel stamp

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 22, 2013

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H Avenue Bridge

Status: Closed to all traffic

Location: 41.737767,-92.162171

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Carries H Avenue over Little Bear Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 52.2 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Little Bear Creek on H Avenue
History: Built ca. 1920
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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256439

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Little Bear Creek Bridge

View from the north end looking south. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256440

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Little Bear Creek Bridge

View from intersection that gives access to the south end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256441

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Little Bear Creek Bridge

View from the south approaching bridge. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256442

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Little Bear Creek

View from the south end looking north. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256443

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Little Bear Creek

View of the east side from the north end. Taken June 17, 2013.

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256444

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Little Bear Creek

View of the west side from the south. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256445

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Little Bear Creek Bridge

View of the east sides center connections. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256500

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Little Bear Creek Bridge

View if the west side from the south end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256501

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Little Bear Creek Bridge

View of the north end from the middle of the deck. Taken June 17, 2013.

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Price Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge
Slated for demolition and replacement. Contract lets in 2015.

Location: 41.835934,-91.908716

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Carries CR W22 (U Avenue) over Price Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 44.9 Feet
Span Length: 44.9 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Price Creek on CR W22 (U Avenue)
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1959; replaced 2015
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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U Ave Price Creek Bridge

View of the east side. Taken June 11, 2013.

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255941

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U Ave Price Creek Bridge

View from the south end looking north. Taken June 11, 2013.

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U Ave Price Creek Bridge

Closer view from the south end looking north. Taken June 11, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

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U Ave Price Creek Bridge

View if the east side from the northeast. Taken June 11, 2013.

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U Ave Price Creek Bridge

Railing section fallen off on the east side. Taken June 11, 2013.

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255945

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U Ave Price Creek Bridge

View of the west side from the northwest. Taken June 11, 2013.

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U Ave Price Creek Bridge

View of the east side from 118th Street. Taken June 11, 2013.

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U Ave Price Creek Bridge

View from the north end looking south.

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

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Price Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.845843,-91.962787

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Carries R Avenue (R Ave) over Price Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Price Creek on R Avenue (R Ave)
History: Rehabilitated 1978; Replaced
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Coon Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.851207,-92.085125

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Carries 107th Street (107th St) over Coon Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 62.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Coon Creek on 107th Street (107th St)
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1962
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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Photo taken by Dave King

256583

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256584

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256585

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256586

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256587

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256588

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256589

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256590

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256591

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Honey Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.827061,-92.201772

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Carries 125th Street over Honey Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 79.1 Feet
Span Length: 75.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Honey Creek on 125th Street
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1957
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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Honey Creek Bridge

View from the west end looking east.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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Honey Creek Bridge

View from the east end looking west.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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Honey Creek Bridge

View of the southeast rail.

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Honey Creek Bridge

View of the north side.

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Honey Creek Bridge

View of the south side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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Honey Creek Bridge

Middle connections on the south side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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Honey Creek Bridge

Top connections of the south side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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Honey Creek Bridge

View of the deck.

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Honey Creek Bridge

View of the south side.

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South Amana Bridge (Older)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.787397,-91.964767

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Carries 220th Trail over Iowa River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Iowa River on 220th Trail
History: Built ?; Replaced 1941
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Marengo Viaduct

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.792525,-92.064613

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Carries Bridge Street (Now Eastern Avenue) over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad & Unnamed Iowa River Tributary
Design: truss/pony/queenpost
Design Details: Queenpost pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Queenpost pony truss bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad & Unnamed Iowa River Tributary on Bridge Street (Now Eastern Avenue)
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Branch Old Man's Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 41.615400,-91.871513

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Carries Local road over Branch of Old Man's Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 43.0 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Old Man's Creek on a local road
History: Built ca. 1920; replaced 1999
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Iowa County

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Old Mans Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 41.671726,-92.036870

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Carries Nn Avenue over Old Mans Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 33.1 Feet
Span Length: 29.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Old Mans Creek on a Nn Aveneue
History: Built 1905; rehabilitated 1958; replaced 1992
Built: 1905

Location: Iowa County

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Field Bridge

Status: Removed

Location: 41.698502,-92.274299

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Carries over Little Bear Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Bear Creek
History: Shows up in 1965 aerial imagery; Removed sometime after 2015.
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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CrandIC - Amana Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.783746,-91.898424

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Carries CIC Railroad over Iowa River
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 2 x 104' Pratt pony truss 2 x 50' TPG
Total Length: 308.0 Feet
Span Length: 104.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt pony truss bridge over Iowa River on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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239717

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Photo taken by Chris Guenzler

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IAIS - Big Bear Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic
http://www.iowadot.gov/iowainmotion/railplan/2017/IowaSRP2017_Complete.pdf (Page 111)

Location: 41.785999,-92.091675

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Carries Iowa Interstate Railroad over Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/through/lattice/quadrangular
Design Details: Quadrangular lattice through truss with through plate girder and modern concrete beam
Total Length: 310.0 Feet
Span Length: 110.0 Feet

Overview: Quadrangular Through Truss over Big Bear Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
History: Built 1901
Built: 1901

Location: Iowa County

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234184

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Photo taken by Jason Leverton

249330

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Photo taken by Dave Darby

249769

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Photo taken by Doug Lambert

249836

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Photo taken by anothertom

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

262800

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

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262801

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

East Approach

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

West Approach

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262803

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Overview

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262804

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Overview

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262805

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Overview

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Upper Connection

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Portal Bracing and Date

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

262808

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

West Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

262809

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Lower Connection

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

262810

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

East Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

262811

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

West Abutment

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

262812

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Overview

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391459

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

West Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391460

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

West Abutment

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391461

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Overview

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391462

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

East Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391463

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Upper Angle Connection

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391464

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Upper Connection

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391465

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Lower Connection

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391466

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

West Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391467

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

East Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391468

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

East Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

391469

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IAIS Big Bear Creek Bridge

Portal and Date

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IAIS - Big Bear Creek Bridge (Near Victor)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.737976,-92.263822

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Carries railroad over Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge on railroad over Big Bear Creek
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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CrandIC - Millrace Trestle

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.795905,-91.862155

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Carries CIC Railroad over Millrace
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Millrace on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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CrandIC - Price Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.796552,-91.860868

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Carries Railroad over Price Creek
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Price Creek on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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North Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced

Location: 41.811725,-92.070504

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Carries Ll Avenue/Court Avenue over Iowa River
Design: truss/pony/bowstring
Design Details: Bowstring pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Iowa River on Ll Avenue/Court Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Circa 1910

Old Postcard View

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Circa 1911

Old Postcard View

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North Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.811730,-92.070500

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Carries Court Avenue over Iowa River
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over Iowa River on Court Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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East Bridge

Status: Removed

Location: 41.800532,-92.051792

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Carries Main Street over Iowa River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Main Street
History: Built 1896;
Built: 1896

Location: Iowa County

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

349297

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

349298

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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MILW - Middle English River Bridge

Status: Demolished

Location: 41.540669,-92.044038

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Carries former Milwaukee Road over Middle English River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: 3 x 16' Concrete Slab 1 x 100' Deck Plate Girder 2 x 16' Concrete Slab
Total Length: 180.0 Feet
Span Length: 100.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Middle English River on former Milwaukee Road
History: Line abandoned 1979, bridge removed shortly thereafter
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Middle pier and north approach

Photo taken by Tim Courtney in May 2019

447175

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Middle pier and north approach spans

Photo taken by Tim Courtney in May 2019

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Middle pier and north approach spans

Photo taken by Tim Courtney in May 2019

447177

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South approach spans

Photo taken by Tim Courtney in May 2019

447178

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Overview

Gotta look closely but can see south approach, middle pier, and north approach

Photo taken by Tim Courtney in May 2019

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South approach spans

Photo taken by Tim Courtney in May 2019

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View of south deck with ballast

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MILW - North English River Bridge

Status: Demolished

Location: 41.546145,-92.034683

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Carries former Milwaukee Road over North English River
Design: girder
Design Details: 6 Sp. Pile Trestle 1 x 73' Girder 6 Sp. Pile Trestle
Total Length: 265.0 Feet
Span Length: 73.0 Feet

Overview: Lost girder bridge over North English River on former Milwaukee Road
History: Line abandoned 1979, bridge removed shortly thereafter
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Amana Farms Millrace Bridge

Status: Open to private traffic

Location: 41.794600,-91.912734

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Carries Road over Amana Millrace
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Amana Millrace on Road
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Millrace Bridge (1)

Photo taken by Dave King

253272

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110th St. Willow Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.846961,-91.924531

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Carries 110th Street over Willow Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 50.9 Feet
Span Length: 50.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Willow Creek on 110th Street
History: Built 1949
Built: 1949

Location: Iowa County

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110th Street Willow Creek Bridge

View of the north side from the west end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

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110th Street Willow Creek Bridge

View of the south side from the west end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

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110th Street Willow Creek Bridge

View from the west end looking east. Taken June 17, 2013.

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110th Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.847291,-91.948017

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Carries 110th Street over Drainage
Design: culvert/concrete
Design Details: Concrete culvert
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Drainage on 110th Street
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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110th Street Bridge 1

View from S Avenue

Photo taken by Dave King

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110th Street Bridge 2

View looking Southwest

Photo taken by Dave King

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110th Street Bridge 3

View looking East

Photo taken by Dave King

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110th Street Bridge 4

Photo taken by Dave King

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110th Street Bridge 5

Another view from S Avenue

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Marengo Iowa River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.811934,-92.064424

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Carries Vo66/Eastern Ave over Iowa River
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 1265.2 Feet
Span Length: 125.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Iowa River on Vo66/Eastern Ave
History: Built 1950
Built: 1950

Location: Iowa County

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Eastern Avenue Bridge

View from the north end looking south.

Photo taken by Dave King

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Eastern Avenue Bridge

View from the south end looking north

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IAIS - Yocum Connection Drainage Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.768826,-91.907282

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Carries Iowa Interstate Railroad over Former Milwaukee Road
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 118.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Former Milwaukee Road on Iowa Interstate Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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IAIS Yocum Connection Drainage Bridge

View of the south side. View from Highway 6

Photo taken by Dave King on August 25, 2013

264573

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IAIS Yocum Connection Drainage Bridge

View of the south side

Photo taken by Dave King on August 25, 2013

264574

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IAIS Yocum Connection Drainage Bridge

View of the pony span

Photo taken by Dave King on August 25, 2013

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IAIS Yocum Connection Drainage Bridge

View of the east approach

Photo taken by Dave King on August 25, 2013

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IAIS Yocum Connection Drainage Bridge

View of the west approach

Photo taken by Dave King on August 25, 2013

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Yocum Junction Rail Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

368859

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Yocum Junction Rail Bridge

West Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

368860

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Yocum Junction Rail Bridge

East Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

368861

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Yocum Junction Rail Bridge

East Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

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Yocum Junction Rail Bridge

West Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

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Yocum Junction Rail Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

368864

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Yocum Junction Rail Bridge

West Abutment

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

368865

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Yocum Junction Rail Bridge

East Abutment

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Y Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.713497,-91.848879

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Carries Y Avenue over Small Stream
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 24.9 Feet
Span Length: 23.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Small Stream on Y Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Y Ave Bridge

View of the south side. Taken June 10, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

255898

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Y Ave Bridge

View looking west from east end. Taken June 10, 2012.

Photo taken by Dave King

255899

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Y Ave Bridge

Pieces of the original railing were scattered all around by the stream. Very few were still connected. Taken June 10, 2013.

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118th Street Bridge

Status: Destroyed by flooding; abutments remain

Location: 41.836044,-91.891929

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Carries 118th Street over Small Stream
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Small Stream on 118th Street
History: Lost
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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View from the west blockade. Taken June 11, 2013.

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T Avenue Clear Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.713889,-91.929722

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Carries T Avenue over Clear Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 41.0 Feet
Span Length: 41.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Steel stringer bridge over Clear Creek on T Avenue
History: Built 1920
Built: 1920

Location: Iowa County

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160th Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.775218,-92.099059

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Carries 160th Street over Drainage
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over Drainage on 160th Street
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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160th Street Bridge

View looking west from east end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256503

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160th Street Bridge

View of the north side. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

256504

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160th Street Bridge

View of the north side from the west end. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

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160th Street Bridge

View of the north side from the east end. Taken June 17, 2013.

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IAIS - Marble Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.750769,-92.205378

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Carries Iowa Interstate Railroad over Marble Creek
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 44.0 Feet
Span Length: 44.0 Feet

Overview: Through Plate Girder Bridge over Marble Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
History: Built 1901; Replaced 2021
Built: 1901

Location: Iowa County

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Photo taken by Dave King

257021

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257022

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257023

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257024

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391451

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IAIS Marble Creek Bridge

Overview

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391452

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IAIS Marble Creek Bridge

East Abutment

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391453

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IAIS Marble Creek Bridge

West End

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391454

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IAIS Marble Creek Bridge

Looking East

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391455

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IAIS Marble Creek Bridge

Looking East

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391456

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IAIS Marble Creek Bridge

Painting Date

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391457

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IAIS Marble Creek Bridge

Overview

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391458

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IAIS Marble Creek Bridge

West Abutment

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IAIS - Ladora Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.754453,-92.188537

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Carries IAIS Railroad over Low Land
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 33.0 Feet
Span Length: 33.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Low Land on IAIS Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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IAIS Ladora Bridge

View from the south. Camera ran out of battery after this photo.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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140th Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.810356,-92.227576

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Carries 140th Street over Small Stream
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Timber stringer bridge over Small Stream on 140th Street
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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256977

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140th Street Bridge

Beam across the creek on the west end is snapped and just hanging on. View of the north side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

256978

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140th Street Bridge

Snapped beam on the east end.

Photo taken by Dave King, Taken June 21, 2013

256979

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140th Street Bridge

View looking east.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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140th Street Honey Creek Bridge

Status: Built 1965; Closed 2013; west end has slipped; replaced 2015

Location: 41.804705,-92.239226

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Carries 140th Street over Honey Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 83.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.1 Feet

Overview: Lost Steel stringer bridge over Honey Creek on 140th Street
History:
Built: 1965

Location: Iowa County

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256999

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140th St Honey Creek Bridge

View from the east end looking west.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

257000

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140th St Honey Creek Bridge

View of the west end.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

257001

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140th St Honey Creek Bridge

View from the west end looking east.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

257002

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140th St Honey Creek Bridge

View of the south side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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Field Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic

Location: 41.751021,-92.205327

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Carries Field over Marble Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 23.0 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Small Stream on Field
History: Built 1920
Built: 1920

Location: Iowa County

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257030

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Field Bridge

View from the south on the railroad bridge

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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US 6 Marble Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.750556,-92.205000

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Carries US 6 over Marble Creek
Design: culvert
Design Details: Culvert Concrete inset railing
Total Length: 35.1 Feet
Span Length: 11.2 Feet

Overview: Culvert bridge over Marble Creek on US 6
History: Built 1955
Built: 1955

Location: Iowa County

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257031

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Marble Creek Bridge

View from the west end looking east.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

257032

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Marble Creek Bridge

View of the north side. Old railing visible.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

257033

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Marble Creek Bridge

View of the south side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

257034

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Marble Creek Bridge

View of the old concrete railing on the south side. Both sides had railings intact.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 21, 2013

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HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic; Posted 3 ton limit

Location: 41.686436,-92.153053

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Carries HH Avenue over Old Mans Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer with timber deck
Total Length: 47.9 Feet
Span Length: 46.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Old Mans Creek on HH Avenue
History:
Built: 1955

Location: Iowa County

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259061

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HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge

View looking south from the north end.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259062

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HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge

View of the east side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259063

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HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge

View of the west side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259064

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HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge

Deck

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259065

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HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge

View of the west rail.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259066

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HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge

View of the east rail.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

259067

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HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge

Illinois Steel marking on the railing.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 7, 2013

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IAIS - Bridge #272.9

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.760563,-92.166615

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Carries Iowa Interstate Railroad over Drainage
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 20.0 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Drainage on Iowa Interstate Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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259242

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IAIS Drainage Bridge

View from Highway 6 looking north.

Photo taken by Dave King; July 7, 2013

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Drainage Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.734390,-92.294271

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Carries 1st Street over Drainage
Design: culvert/concrete
Design Details: Concrete culvert
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete culvert bridge over Drainage on 1st Street
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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259286

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1st Street Bridge

View toward the pony truss bridge on the same road. Looking north.

Photo taken by Dave King

259287

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1st Street Bridge

View of the west side.

Photo taken by Dave King

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270th Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.617847,-92.213485

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Carries 270th Street over Small Stream
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Small Stream on 270th Street
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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260262

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270th Street Bridge

View from the west end looking east

Photo taken by Dave King; Takeb July 22, 2013

260263

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270th Street Bridge

View of the north side

Photo taken by Dave King; Takeb July 22, 2013

260264

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270th Street Bridge

View of the south side

Photo taken by Dave King; Takeb July 22, 2013

260265

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270th Street Bridge

View of the south side

Photo taken by Dave King; Takeb July 22, 2013

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Devil's Run Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 41.644444,-92.198611

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Carries 250th Street/FAve over Devil's Run
Design: girder
Design Details: Girder
Total Length: 32.2 Feet
Span Length: 32.2 Feet

Overview: Lost Girder bridge over Devil's Run on 250th Street/FAve
History: Lost around 2010?
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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South Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.859897,-92.278035

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Carries Road over Iowa River
Design: truss/through/pennsylvania
Design Details: Pennsylvania through truss
Total Length: 130.0 Feet
Span Length: 130.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Iowa River
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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278344

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

338476

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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IAIS - Hilton Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.787360,-92.019364

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Carries Iowa Interstate Railroad over Hilton Creek
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 132.0 Feet
Span Length: 44.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Hilton Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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264571

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IAIS Bridge

Best I could get. View from Highway 6

Photo taken by Dave King on August 25, 2013

430461

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430462

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430463

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430464

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430465

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430466

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

East Abutment

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430467

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

East Span

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430468

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

Center Span

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430469

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

East Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430470

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430471

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

West Pier

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430472

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

West End

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

430473

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IAIS Hilton Creek Bridge

West Span

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2018

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North English River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.594715,-92.244628

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Carries CC Avenue over North English River Bridge
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Riveted Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over North English River on CC Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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North English River Bridge - CC Avenue

View from the north end looking south

Photo taken by Dave King on March 30, 2014

280945

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North English River Bridge - CC Avenue

View from the south end looking north

Photo taken by Dave King on March 30, 2014

280946

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North English River Bridge - CC Avenue

View of the west side

Photo taken by Dave King on March 30, 2014

280947

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North English River Bridge - CC Avenue

View of the east side

Photo taken by Dave King on March 30, 2014

280948

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North English River Bridge - CC Avenue

View of the west side

Photo taken by Dave King on March 30, 2014

280949

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North English River Bridge - CC Avenue

View from the southeast

Photo taken by Dave King on March 30, 2014

280950

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North English River Bridge - CC Avenue

Middle connections

Photo taken by Dave King on March 30, 2014

280951

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North English River Bridge - CC Avenue

Deck seemed to be extra wide

Photo taken by Dave King on March 30, 2014

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Millrace Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.796256,-91.865160

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Carries 48th Avenue over Mill Race
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab w/ Kingpost pony truss features
Total Length: 33.1 Feet
Span Length: 30.8 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge w/ Kingpost pony truss features over Mill Race on 48th Avenue
History: Built 2001
Built: 2001

Location: Iowa County

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314230

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

314231

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

314232

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

314233

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

314238

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

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Nn Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.857701,-92.040921

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Carries Nn Avenue over Small Stream
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Small Stream on Nn Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Kolonietrail Bike Bridge at Middle Amana

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 41.796435,-91.897721

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Carries Bike Trail between Middle and Main Amana over stream
Design: truss/modern/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss with trapezoidal King Post features. Connections are welded.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt pony truss bridge over stream on Bike Trail between Middle and Main Amana
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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314308

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

314309

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

314310

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

314311

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2014

314312

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H Avenue Bridge

Status: Abandoned, deck partially burned

Location: 41.750680,-92.162070

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Carries H Avenue over Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on H Avenue
History: Abandoned 1973
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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335911

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Photo taken by Dave Darby

335912

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Photo taken by Dave Darby

335913

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Photo taken by Dave Darby

335914

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Photo taken by Dave Darby

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IAIS - Homestead Arch

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.766755,-91.896612

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Carries Iowa Interstate Railroad over Unnamed Stream
Design: culvert/stone
Design Details: Stone culvert
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over an unnamed stream on Iowa Interstate Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Photo taken by Dave Darby

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IAIS - Drainage Culvert

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.780499,-92.107972

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Carries Iowa Interstate Railroad over Drainage Ditch
Design: culvert/concrete
Design Details: Concrete culvert
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete culvert bridge over Drainage Ditch on Iowa Interstate Railroad
History: Built 1901
Built: 1901

Location: Iowa County

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Photo taken by Dave Darby

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Millrace Bridge (Older)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.796325,-91.865234

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Carries Road over Millrace
Design: truss/pony/kingpost
Design Details: Kingpost pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Kingpost pony truss bridge over Millrace on Road
History: Built ?; Replaced 1920
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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338377

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Millrace Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.796210,-91.865203

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Carries 48th Avenue over Millrace
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 28.9 Feet
Span Length: 28.9 Feet

Overview: Lost Steel stringer bridge over Millrace on 48th Avenue
History: Built 1920; rehabilitated 1964; Replaced 2001
Built: 1920

Location: Iowa County

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No Name Creek Bridge

Status: Abandoned

Location: 41.686180,-92.011616

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Carries Abandoned Farm Road over No Name Creek (NBI Name)
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Recycled Flatcar
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned Recycled Flatcar bridge over No Name Creek (NBI Name) on Abandoned Farm Road
History: Installed in the 1980s
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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East Amana Bridge (Older)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.777579,-91.861719

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Carries Road over Iowa River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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367436

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Ww Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.551803,-91.866775

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Carries Ww Avenue over Miller Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 25.9 Feet
Span Length: 24.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete slab bridge over Miller Creek on Ww Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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South Amana Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.786833,-91.965199

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Carries IA 220 over Iowa River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Iowa River on IA 220
History: Built 1941; Replaced 1970
Built: 1941

Location: Iowa County

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US151 Iowa River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.777580,-91.861720

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Carries US 151 over Iowa River
Design: truss/deck
Design Details: Deck truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck truss bridge over Iowa River on US 151
History: Built 19XX; Replaced 1974
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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488374

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Courtesy of the Des Moines Register

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MILW - Small Stream Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 41.644717,-92.005098

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Carries Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad over Small Stream
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned bridge over Small Stream on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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MILW - Old Man's Creek Bridge

Status: Removed

Location: 41.663134,-92.002022

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Carries Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad over Old Mans Creek
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Old Mans Creek on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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MILW - IA220 Overpass

Status: Removed

Location: 41.764782,-91.967953

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Carries Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad over IA 220
Design: girder
Design Details: Girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Girder bridge over IA 220 on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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MILW - Clear Creek Culvert

Status: Abandoned

Location: 41.707258,-92.008165

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Carries Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad over Clear Creek
Design: culvert/concrete
Design Details: Concrete culvert
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over Clear Creek on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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East Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.661403,-92.000778

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Carries State Street over Old Man's Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Old Man's Creek on State Street
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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512000

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Ballard's Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.540820,-92.031120

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Carries Pershing Highway over English River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over English River on Pershing Highway
History: Built 1887; Replaced 1929
Built: 1887

Location: Iowa County

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475625

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Courtesy of the English River Watershed Management Authority

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West Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.801821,-92.082486

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Carries over Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/pony/bowstring
Design Details: Bowstring pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost bridge over Big Bear Creek
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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431822

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North Bridge Marengo IA

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F Avenue Bridge

Status: Destroyed by collision

Location: 41.746840,-92.201562

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Carries over Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on F Avenue
History: Collapsed September 28th, 1972 after the bridge was struck by the upright bed of a county-owned dump truck.
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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475616

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Cedar Rapids Gazette December 31, 1972 (Part 1)

Photo taken by Rob Smith

475617

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Cedar Rapids Gazette December 31, 1972 (Part 2)

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Victor Creamery Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.733964,-92.294531

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Carries Road over Filled-in Segment of Big Bear Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Filled-in Segment of Big Bear Creek on Road
History: Filled in ca. 1918
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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486456

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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J Avenue Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 41.526403,-92.122877

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Carries J Avenue over Gritter Creek
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Gritter Creek on J Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Iowa County

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Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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