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Fischer Road Bridge

Iowa Bridge Number 145610

Fischer Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: July 2, 2009 and August 10, 2013

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Fischer Road Over Prairie Creek
Location
Rural: Dubuque County, Iowa: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1901 By Builder/Contractor: Clinton Bridge and Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
80 Feet (24 Meters)
Structure Length
81 Feet (25 Meters)
Roadway Width
15.7 Feet (4.79 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
145610

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Bridge Documentation

View Archived National Bridge Inventory Report - Has Additional Details and Evaluation

View A Short Biography of George Wilson, President of Clinton Bridge and Iron Works

This attractive bridge is a relatively short five panel through truss bridge. An ornate builder plaque further enhances the aesthetic qualities of this bridge.

The truss is traditionally composed as follows: Top chord: back-to-back channels with cover plate and battens. Bottom chord: up-set eye bars. Vertical members: back-to-back channels with v-lacing on each side. Hip verticals: up-set eyebars. Diagonal members: up-set eyebars and loop-forged rods. Portal bracing: two paired angles with lattice webbing, and short, paired angle knee bracing. Sway bracing: two paired angles with v-lacing, and short, paired angle knee bracing. Floorbeaams: rolled American Standard Beams. Abutments: Stone masonry. Identified metal fabricators: Cambria. Railing: Original hub-guard style lattice railing.

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