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265th Street Bridge

Iowa Bridge Number 347840

265th Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: June 30, 2009

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
265th Street Over 10 Mile Creek
Location
Rural: Winneshiek County, Iowa: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
32.2 Feet (9.81 Meters)
Structure Length
32.2 Feet (9.81 Meters)
Roadway Width
16.1 Feet (4.91 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
347840

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This bridge is a very small example of a half-hip Pratt pin-connected truss bridge. However, the structure retains good historic integrity and it is a good representative example of small scale pin-connected truss bridge construction. Bridges like this would have dotted the landscape in the thousands across the country around the turn of the 20th Century. Today, they are a rapidly disappearing feature of the American landscape. Small bridges like this are easy to relocate and inexpensive to restore.

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