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Plainfield Bridge

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Plainfield Bridge

The Courier: October 30 1960

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BH Photo #456583

Map 

Description 

The scene of five fatalities due to car accidents

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cedar River on IA 188
Location
Bremer County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
(3)8-panel Parker through truss
Also called
Cedar River Bridge
IA 188 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.84722, -92.52055   (decimal degrees)
42°50'50" N, 92°31'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/539175/4743960 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86740 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bremer County, Iowa (54)
Cedar River (Minnesota-Iowa) (123)
Iowa (6,321)
Lost (23,420)
Lost 1971 (72)
Lost during 1970s (705)
Owned by state (15,520)
Parker through truss (1,271)
Parker truss (1,646)
Replaced by new bridge (15,638)
Through truss (14,556)
Truss (31,956)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • September 22, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com