Iowa River

View Exhibit map

3rd Avenue Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on 3rd Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Alden Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1936
Arch bridge over Iowa River on Main Street in Alden
Open to traffic

Benton Street Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1949; Demolished 1989; Replaced 1990
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Benton Street in Iowa City
Replaced by new bridge

Benton Street Bridge (Old) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1902-03; replaced 1949
Lost 2-span Parker Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Benton Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1972
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on 360th Street
Open to traffic

Burlington Street Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1860, Collapsed 1863 due to a herd of cattle, Replaced 1915.
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Burlington Street
Replaced by new bridge

Butler's Landing Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Centennial Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1876, replaced 1916.
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Iowa Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Center Street Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built 1951
Steel stringer bridge over Iowa River on N. Center Street in Marshalltown
Open to traffic

Chambers Ford Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1890 & 1903; rehabilitated 1938
Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on 380th Street
Closed to all traffic with portions of the deck damaged

CN - Iowa River Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1909
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Open to traffic

CNW - Iowa River Bridge (Belle Plaine) (Benton County, Iowa)
Lost lattice through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Removed

CNW - Iowa River Bridge (Gifford) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad (CNW)
Removed

CNW - South Fork Iowa River Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over South Fork Iowa River on Railroad (CNW)
Removed

Coal Bank Hill Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1919 by the Des Moines B&I Co. to replace an earlier 1881 span.
Parker through truss bridge
Privately Owned

Coal Bank Hill Bridge (Original) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1881, Replaced 1919
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

CRandIC - Coralville Lake Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1956 due to the completion of construction of the Coralville Dam
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Coralville Lake/Reservoir (Iowa River) on Railroad
Open to traffic

CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (Cou Falls) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Removed 1956 due to the construction of the Coralville Dam
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (N) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway
Open to traffic

CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (Near Amana) (Iowa County, Iowa)
Pony truss bridge over Iowa River on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway
Open to traffic

CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (S) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built ca 1901
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on CRandIC Railway
Open to traffic

Curtiss Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Old US218
Replaced by a new bridge

DM&E - Iowa River Bridge (Mainline) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Open to traffic

DM&E - Iowa River Bridge (Tyson Spur) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1894, Approach Collapsed 2008.
Partially collapsed bridge over Iowa River on CP trackage
Approach trestle destroyed by flood. Rails have been removed

Dubuque Street Bridge (Old) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Replaced 1991
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Dubuque Street
Replaced by a new bridge

East Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Main Street
Removed but not replace

Eldora Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Replaced 1913
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Foster Bridge (Original) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1911; Replaced 1933
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Washington Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Fredonia Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1878
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Greencastle Avenue Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1922
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Greencastle Avenue
Closed to all traffic

Hoben Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1890; Gone during the 1980s aerial imagery
Lost through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road


Hogback Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1898
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Holland's Ferry Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Removed sometime betwixt when the 1970s & 1980s aerial imagery was taken
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Removed

IA1 Iowa River Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1986
Three-span arch bridge over Iowa River on North/Eastbound IA 1/Burlington Street in Iowa City
Open to traffic

IA175 Eldora Viaduct (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1913, Rehabilitated 1964, Replaced 1984
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

IA21 Iowa River Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Iowa River
Replaced by a new bridge

IA70 Iowa River Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Replaced 1989
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Iowa River on IA 70
Replaced by a new bridge

IA92 Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1937 Replaced 1985
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Iowa River on IA92
Replaced by a new bridge

IARR - Iowa River Bridge (Albion) (Marshall County, Iowa)
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

IARR - Iowa River Bridge (Steamboat Rock) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1926
Girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Abandoned

IARR - Iowa River Bridge (Union) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Baltimore Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Abandoned IRR Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

IC - Iowa River Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1868; Replaced 1909
Lost Deck truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

Iowa Avenue Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1985
Three-span arch bridge over Iowa River on Iowa Avenue in Iowa City
Open to traffic

Iowa River Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1984
Arch bridge over Iowa River on River Street in Iowa Falls
Open to traffic

Iowa River Bridge (Wright County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1930
Pony truss bridge over Iowa River on 190th Street
Open to traffic

Iowa River Bridge (Wright County, Iowa)
Replaced 2001
Lost pony truss bridge over Iowa River on 120th Street
No longer exists

Iowa River Bridge (Wright County, Iowa)
Built 1921; replaced 1995
Lost pony truss bridge over Iowa River on 210th Street
Replaced by new bridge

Iowa River Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Lost Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over Iowa River on May Street
Removed when Eastern Avenue/CH-V66 was built

Iowa River Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on IA 21 (?)
Replaced by a new bridge

Iowa River Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Removed during the 1960s
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Removed

Iowa River Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss over Iowa River on Road
Either Removed or Inundated

Iowa River E Avenue Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1938
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on E Avenue
Open to traffic

Iowa River P Avenue Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1941
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on P Avenue
Open to traffic

LeGrand Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1930 Lost in flooding in 2008
Lost through truss bridge over Iowa River on Abbott Avenue
Destroyed in 2008 flooding

Lincoln Highway Iowa River Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Louisa-Johnson Road Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Buil 1911,
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Louisa-Johnson Road
Removed

M&STL - Iowa River Bridge (Belmond) (Wright County, Iowa)
Lost Bridge over Iowa River on Railroad (M&StL)
Removed

Main Street Bridge (Wright County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

MBS - Iowa River Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Abandoned before 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Superstructure converted to a road bridge.

Mehaffey Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1963; Being replaced 2013
Steel stringer bridge over Iowa River (Coralville Resevoir) on Fm Mehaffey Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Memorial Union Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1936
Bridge over Iowa River on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to traffic

MILW - Iowa River Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Removed in the 1980s
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Removed but not replaced

MILW - Iowa River Bridge (Meskwaki Settlement) (Tama County, Iowa)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad (MILW)
Removed

MoseMann Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River
Replaced

North Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Iowa River on Ll Avenue
Replaced

Oak Street Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1898, Replaced 1928
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Oak Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Oakville Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1895, Replaced 1947
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

Old Alden Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Center Street Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Center Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Old IA99 Iowa River Bridge (Oakville) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1947
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on CR X99
Open to traffic

Old IA99 Iowa River Bridge (Wapello) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1948
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Old IA 99
Open to traffic

Old Mehaffey Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Replaced 1963;
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Mehaffey Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Park Road Bridge (Old) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1915, Replaced 1959
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Iowa River on Park Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Park Road Bridge (Older) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1908, Replaced 1915
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Park Road
Replaced by new bridge

Quarry Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built 1885
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on 3 Bridges Road
Closed to all traffic

RI - Iowa River Bridge (Dows) (Wright County, Iowa)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Removed

RI - Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Removed 1910
Lost Lattice through truss bridge on Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

RI - Iowa River Bridge (River Junction) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Abandoned & removed 1939
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad (RI)
Removed

River Junction Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Removed

Stanley Mill Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built by the county in 1884; Lost during an ice jam in 1984
Lost Whipple hrough truss bridge over Iowa river on Stanley Mill Road
Destroyed by collision

Steamboat Rock Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Toddtown Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1879
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - East Branch Iowa River Bridge (Hancock County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over East Branch Iowa River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Iowa River Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Iowa River Bridge (Belmond) (Wright County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic

UP - Iowa River Bridge (Iowa Falls) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Iowa River Bridge (N) (Wright County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic

US20 Iowa River Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 2003
Girder bridge over Iowa River on US 20
Open to traffic

US61 Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Converted from rail to road sometime betwixt 1928 & 1931 (According to IDOT), Replaced 1980
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

US65 Iowa River Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1967; Replaced 2010
lost deck arch bridge over the Iowa River in Iowa Falls, Iowa
Replaced by a new bridge

Wapello Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1873, One span lost 1903. Replaced 1948
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Avenue Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1934
Arch bridge over Iowa River on Washington Avenue in Iowa Falls
Open to traffic