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Cedar River

Minnesota-Iowa
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16th Avenue Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1910; Replaced 1969
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on 16th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

16th Avenue Bridge (Oldest) (Linn County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on 16th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

18th Street Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1980; Demolished at 7:30AM on September 09, 2005
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cedar River on West 18th Street in Waterloo
Replaced

1st Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1920; reconstructed 1964
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on First Avenue (Business US 151/IA 922) in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic

1st Avenue Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1885 ; replaced 1920
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

280th Street Bridge (Butler County, Iowa)
Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork Cedar River on 280th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

2nd Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1906 by the Marsh Bridge Co.; reconstructed 1965
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Second Avenue in Cedar Rapids
Open to four lanes of one-way westbond traffic

3rd Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1912; Rehabilitated 1966
Arch bridge over Cedar River on Third Avenue in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic

3rd Avenue Bridge (Original) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1911
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on 3rd Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

3rd Street Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1982 and 2006
Through truss bridge over Cedar River on 3rd Street SE in Waverly
Potentially doomed if the city council has its way

4th Street Arch Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1903; Replaced 1977
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on 4th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

4th Street Bridge (Oldest) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1904, Three spans relocated to Sans Souci Park.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Bridge Street (4th Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

5th Street Arch Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1908; Replaced in 1967
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on 5th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

5th Street Bridge (Oldest) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1887, Replaced 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on 5th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

8th Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1987
Haunched steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on 8th Avenue
Open to traffic

8th Avenue Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1872 at 3rd Avenue; Replaced and relocated to this spot in 1911; Replaced 1938
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on 8th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Adams Parkway Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1968
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Adams Parkway
Open to traffic

BCRN - Cedar River Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1872
Howe through truss bridge over Cedar River on Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Brantingham Street Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1967, Survived the 1968 F5 tornado
Steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on US 18
Open to traffic

Bremer Avenue Bridge (Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1899; Replaced 1950
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Bremer Avenue/Railroad (WCF&N)
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Bluff Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1877; Replaced 1972
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

Cedar River Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1936
Haunched steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on River Road/T42, Floyd vicinity
Open to traffic

Cedar River Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Waverly Road No. 4
No longer exists

Cedar River RR Shell Rock Crossing (Freeborn County, Minnesota)
Pony/through girder bridge over Shell Rock River on Cedar River RR
Open to traffic

Cedar Valley Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1887; Replaced 1966
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Cedar Valley Road
Replaced by a new bridge upstream

Cedar Valley Nature Trail - Evansdale Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1912; Converted for trail use in 1984; Replaced 2011
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Path
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Valley Nature Trail - McFarlane Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1912
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Cedar Valley Nature Trail
Replaced by a new bridge

Center Point Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

CGW - Cedar River Bridge (N) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1914, Line abandoned & bridge removed ca. 1951
Lost Bridge over Cedar River on Railroad (CGW)
Removed

CGW - Cedar River Bridge (N, Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Collapsed 1914 during replacement
Lost Thacher through truss bridge over Cedar River on Chicago Great Western Railway in Waverly
Collapsed

Chain Lakes Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1884 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio
Two-span through truss bridge over Cedar River on Pedestrian trail over the Cedar River, 4 miles west of Hiawatha, IA in Palo
Open to pedestrians

Charles City Suspension Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1906; destroyed by flash flooding on June 8, 2008
Suspension bridge over Cedar River on a pedestrian trail at the end of Clark Street in Charles City
Destroyed by flash flood; Removed from NRHS on 01/08/2009; new cable-stayed suspension bridge open on 25 October, 2010

CN - Cedar River Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railway in Cedar Falls
Open to traffic

CN - Cedar River Bridge (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Built 1902
Deck arch bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - Cedar River Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - Cedar River Bridge (Mower County, Minnesota)
Built 1901, trestle built 1960
Baltimore through truss bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic

CRandIC - Cedar River Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1903 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.; destroyed June 12, 2008, by flooding
Lost four span Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railroad in downtown Cedar Rapids
Destroyed by flood

CRandIC - Mays Island Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1904; Removed 1966
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad (CRandIC)
Removed

Czech Village Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1989
Stringer bridge over Cedar River on 16th Avenue in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic

David W. King Ferry (Linn County, Iowa)
Licensed in 1840; Shut down 1857 when all bridges were open
Lost Ferry across Cedar River
Replaced by a bridge

DM&E - Cedar River Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Truss bridge over Big Cedar River on Railroad
Open to traffic

DM&E - Cedar River Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1906
Pratt pony truss bridge over Cedar River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railway
Open to traffic

Dougherty Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1966
Steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on 155th Street
Open to traffic

Driesener Park Bridge (Mower County, Minnesota)
Built 1932
Girder bridge over Cedar River on Oakland Ave
Open to traffic

F Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1914. Removed after completion of I-380 5-in-1 dam in 1978
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar Rapids on B/F Avenue
Removed

F Avenue Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1875; Replaced in 1914 by concrete arch
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on B/F Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Floyd Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Floyd Mill Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
No longer exists

Gilbertville Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1892
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Green Mill Ford Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Originally built 1872 as a three-span bridge in Waverly; two spans relocated here in 1902
Two-span bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Greenmill Avenue, northeast of Janesville
Closed - Walk this one at your own risk

IA150 Cedar River Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Replaced 1980
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cedar River on IA 150
Replaced by a new bridge

IA22 Cedar River Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1941; Replaced 1987
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cedar River on IA 22
Replaced by a new bridge

IA3/Bremer Avenue Cedar River Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1950
Steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on Ia 3 in Waverly
Open to traffic

IA346 Cedar River Bridge (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Built 1921; Replaced 1984
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cedar River on IA 346
Replaced by a new bridge

IA9 Cedar River Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Built 1938
Haunched deck plate girder over Cedar River on IA 9
Open to traffic

IA979 Cedar River Bridge (Old) (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1948
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on IA 979
Replaced by a new bridge

IAIS - Moscow Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on IAIS
Open to traffic

IANR - Cedar River Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1905; Deck plate girder added 1960; One 1905 through plate girder destroyed by derailment in 1970 and replaced with a timber trestle; Timber trestle replaced with a precast concrete trestle 2014
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Open to traffic

IANR - Cedar River Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Collapsed in 08 flooding, put back on the piers.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Open to traffic

IANR - West Fork Cedar River Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1894 Replaced by a modern bridge in 2011
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IANR - West Fork Cedar River Bridge (New) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 2011, replaced old through truss bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over West Fork Cedar River on Iowa Northern Railroad
Open to traffic

IC - Cedar River Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Replaced 1919
Lost Pratt through truss bridge with vertical endposts over Cedar River in Janesville
Replaced

IC - Cedar River Covered Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

ITR - Little Cedar River Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1915; Removed 1964
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Little Cedar River on Charles City Western
Removed

Ivanhoe Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1946; replaced 1992
Lost through truss bridge over Cedar River on IA 1
Replaced by new bridge

Ivanhoe Bridge (Older) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1877, Southwest part of the bridge rebuilt 1910-12 with a Pratt truss; Replaced 1946
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Janesville Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1986
Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Old IA 969 in Janesville
Open to traffic

Janesville Bridge (N) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1882, removed 2001 due to structural concerns
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on West Barrick Road
Removed

Lime Kiln Road Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lime Kiln Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1909 replacing a two-span through truss bridge built in the 1880s.
Concrete arch bridge over Cedar River on Main Street in Charles City
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1901, Replaced 1997
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Lincoln Street/Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built ca 1892, lost to an ice jam 1909
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Main Street
Destroyed by collision

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1901
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Older) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1870; Re-decked 1882; Condemned 1892 and likely replaced that same year
Lost Truesdell through truss bridge over Cedar River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

McKeown Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1951
Haunched steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on Former alignment of 231st Street
Intact but closed to vehicular traffic.

McKeown Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 1951
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lord's Ferry Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mead Bridge (Butler County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1995
Lost through truss bridge over West Fork Cedar River on Jackson Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

MILW - Cedar River Bridge (Mower County, Minnesota)
Built 1886, Relocated Here 1911; To become a trail
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on abandoned Milwaukee Road railroad
Abandoned

MILW - Cedar River Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Removed 1983
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on abandoned railroad (former MILW)
Removed

MILW - Cedar River Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1905, widened in 1913, lost 1983
Lost Warren Deck Truss bridge over Cedar River on Former Milwaukee Road
Removed

MILW - Cedar River Bridge (Original) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1881, Replaced 1905
Lost Bridge over Cedar River on Railroad (MILW)
Replaced by a new bridge

Moscow Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1885; Removed 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on River Street
Removed

Mt. Auburn Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mullan Avenue Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1913
Lost Deck arch bridge over Cedar River on Mullan Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Nashua Bridge (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Built ?; Shifted onto new piers 1916; Replaced 1921
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Newburg Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Built 1915;
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on 420th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Newburg Mill Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Destryed by tornado in 1894
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Mill Road
Destroyed by severe weather

Old IA979 Cedar River Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1985
Haunched steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on Old IA 979
Open to traffic

Old South Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Lost Bridge over Cedar River
Abutments and a pier are all that remains, newer bridge built downstream.

Osage Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Built 1878 Replaced in 1939 with the truss spans being relocated to Allamakee County to serve traffic for 55 years- later destroyed during an attempt to relocate it.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar River on Iowa Highway 9
Replaced by a new bridge, truss spans relocated to Allamakee County in 1939, where it served traffic for another 55 years

Otranto Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Abandoned Camelback-Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Big Cedar River on 480th Avenue
Removed

Park Avenue Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1984
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on W Park Avenue
Open to traffic

Plainfield Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Replaced ca. 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on RFD 120
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Cedar River Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1884, Approaches partially destroyed by ice-related flooding 1907; Removed 1940
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Removed

RI - Cedar River Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1903; Abandoned & removed 1938
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed, but piers still visible on aerial imagery

RI - Moscow Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1892, Replaced 1913
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Cedar river on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

Rochester Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Replaced ?
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Roosevelt Bridge (Mower County, Minnesota)
Built 1933
Concrete arch bridge over Cedar River on CR 29 in Austin
Open to traffic

Sans Souci Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Replaced 1977
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Lindale Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Sans Souci Bridge (Oldest) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1872 at 4th Street; Relocated 1904; Replaced?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lindale Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge