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Long Point Bridge

P Avenue Bridge

Long Point Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 10, 2013

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
P Avenue Over Iowa River
Location
Rural: Tama County, Iowa: United States
Structure Type
Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1941 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
140 Feet (43 Meters)
Structure Length
503 Feet (153 Meters)
Roadway Width
21.7 Feet (6.61 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 6 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
316700

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Built in 1941, this bridge is a bit younger than many of the standard design riveted Warren pony truss bridges and riveted Parker through truss bridges that can (or once could) be found in substantial numbers in Iowa. Here, the design differs from the earlier Parker trusses that Iowa built... this bridge is wider and a Pratt truss was used instead of a Parker truss. This bridge retains good historic integrity. It includes a few steel stringer approach spans. 

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