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CNW - Lincoln Highway Overpass

Photo 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #255932

Map 

Video 

HwyRelocation from Iowa DOT on Vimeo.

Lincoln Highway Relocation

The Iowa Highway Commission made this film in 1960 to promote the urgency of rebuilding Iowa's highways.

Iowa Department of Transportation

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete rigid frame bridge over Lincoln Highway on railroad (FDDM)
Location
Boone County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Removed ca. 1987
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railway (FDDM)
- Interurban
Design
Concrete Rigid Frame
Also called
FDDM - Lincoln Highway Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05472, -93.82983   (decimal degrees)
42°03'17" N, 93°49'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/431334/4656184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boone East
Inventory number
BH 52115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added loss date, edited name to show that the CNW used the FDDM bridge
  • March 30, 2015: New video from Luke
  • April 19, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Skewed", "Lincoln Highway", "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad"