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Broad Street Bridge

Broad Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: September 4, 2010 and August 11, 2013

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
US-52 and IA-64 (Broad Street) Over Mississippi River Overflow
Location
Sabula: Jackson County, Iowa: United States
Structure Type
Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1933 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
1985
Main Span Length
120.0 Feet (36.6 Meters)
Structure Length
342.0 Feet (104.2 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
29950

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This bridge no longer exists!

Bridge Status: Demolished and replaced in 2018.

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This bridge spans a gap in a causeway that allows overflow from the Mississippi River to pass under. The bridge is a traditionally composed example of a truss bridge from the 1930s. Its overhead bracing has been altered to increase vertical clearance on the bridge. This is evident because their are unused rivets on the vertical members, and above them the knee bracing is welded to the vertical instead of riveted. The welded knees appear to use original bridge material however because the knee bracing beams themselves are riveted.

The bridge includes two steel stringer approach spans. It has concrete piers whose compositon includes a riveted steel caisson component at each end.

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CarCam: Southbound Crossing

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