Squaw Creek

Hamilton-Story Counties, Iowa
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Rises in Hamilton County, Iowa northeast of Stradford, Iowa, flows through Boone, county, and finally confluences into the (South) Skunk River in Ames, Iowa.

13th Street Squaw Creek Bridge (Old) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1947, Replaced 1974
Lost Bridge over Squaw Creek on 13th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

13th Street Squaw Creek Bridge (Original) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1925, Damaged by Ice Jam 1946; Replaced 1947
Lost Bridge over Squaw Creek on 13th Street
Destroyed by collision with ice

390th Street Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1917
Concrete tee beam bridge over Squaw Creek on 390th Street
Open to traffic

6th Street Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1948; Replaced 2015-6
Girder bridge over Squaw Creek on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Brookside Park Suspension Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Destroyed by flooding in May, 2008, Replaced by a MOB in 2009
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Squaw Creek in Ames
Destroyed by flooding in May, 2008.

CNW - Squaw Creek Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Replaced 1898
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on Railroad (CNW)
Replaced by a new bridge

Dinkey Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built ca 1920, Demolished in 2010
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad (former Ames and College Railroad) in Ames
Demolished

FDDM - Squaw Creek Bridge (Old) (Story County, Iowa)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad (former Ames and College Railroad) in Ames
Replaced by new bridge

Lincoln Way Squaw Creek Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1957
Stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Lincoln Way
Open to traffic

Lincoln Way Squaw Creek Bridge (Old) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1921, Replaced 1957
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Squaw Creek on Lincoln Way
Replaced by new bridge

Lincoln Way Squaw Creek Bridge (Older) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1908, Lost 1918
Lost Arch bridge over Squaw Creek on West Lincoln Way (Lincoln Highway)
Destroyed by flood

Mackey Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1917
Arch bridge over Squaw Creek on 120th Street
Demolished and replaced with a slab of concrete.

North Road Bridge (Old) (Story County, Iowa)
Built ?; Repaired 1893; Replaced 1915
Lost Queenpost pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on North Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Squaw Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1916
Marsh arch bridge over a branch of Squaw Creek on 110th Street and U Avenue
Open to traffic

Squaw Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Replaced 2002
Lost pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on 170th Street
No longer exists

Squaw Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1900
Pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on 140th Street and W Avenue
Open to traffic

Squaw Creek Footbridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built in 1907 by the Chicago & North Western Railway; Lost to flooding in 1918
Lost Truss bridge over Squaw Creek on footpath
Destroyed by flooding

Squaw Creek Park Trail Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1917, Abandoned & converted to trail use in 1984, Damaged by ice in 2009., Damaged by floodwaters in 2010 & Closed, Replaced in November 2012
Lost through Plate Girder bridge over Squaw Creek on Trail
Replaced by a MOB

Stange Road Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1915, Replaced 1965
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Squaw Creek on Stange Road
Replaced by new bridge

UP - 6th Street Overpass (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1900
Deck plate girder bridge over 6th Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Squaw Creek Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1898 by Lassig Bridge & Iron Works replacing a pony truss bridge, one span replaced later
Deck girder bridge twin spans over Squaw Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Veenker Memorial Golf Course Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1938
Steel stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf cart path
Open to pedestrians only

Veenker Memorial Golf Course Low Water Crossing (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1938
Slab bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf Course Maintenance Road
Open to maintenance vehicles ONLY

Veenker Memorial Golf Course Pony Truss (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1938
Pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf Cart Path
Open to pedestrians

Veenker Memorial Golf Course Suspension Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1938; Cable failed & bridge removed November 2014; Replaced April 2015
Wire suspension bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf cart path
Replaced by an ugly MOB