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South Fork Maquoketa River Bridge

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Union Avenue Bridge

Gone.

Photo taken by Dave King; July 8, 2013

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BH Photo #259293

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Fork Maquoketa River on Union Avenue, a Level B Low Maintenance Road ("Enter at your own risk.")
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1911; Lost/Removed 2013?
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.63570, -91.68504   (decimal degrees)
42°38'09" N, 91°41'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/607812/4721198 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arlington
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 7 W., Sec. 4
Inventory numbers
IA 83250 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12951 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Buchanan County, Iowa (97)
Built 1911 (732)
Built during 1910s (9,093)
Iowa (6,104)
Lost (20,788)
Maquoketa River (60)
One-lane traffic (7,530)
Owned by county (19,493)
Pony truss (15,437)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,357)
Structurally deficient (17,446)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,804)
Truss (30,577)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Uploaded photo and updated status
  • April 13, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com