This is a rare example of a high level style pin-connected Baltimore deck truss.
Information and Findings From Iowa's Historic Bridge Inventory
Discussion of Bridge
Located in Burlington in southeastern Des Moines
County, the four-span deck truss Cascade Bridge carries South Main
Street across the Cascade Ravine. The bridge is comprised of a Baltimore
deck truss, with Pratt deck trusses at both the north and south ends.
The structure is supported by stone and concrete abutments along with
concrete pedestals and a single concrete-filled steel cylinder pier.
Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes
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