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Middle River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Middle River on Trenton Road
Location
Adair County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1965; removed early 2000s
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.0 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37965, -94.33695   (decimal degrees)
41°22'47" N, 94°20'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/388206/4581765 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stuart South
Land survey
T. 76 N., R. 30 W., Sec. 17
Inventory numbers
IA 56520 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12738 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Adair County, Iowa (49)
Built 1915 (1,164)
Built during 1910s (9,154)
Iowa (6,147)
Lost (21,147)
Middle River (Iowa) (36)
Owned by county (19,644)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,197)
Through truss (13,776)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,924)
Truss (30,842)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: The bridge no longer exists
  • April 3, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com