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IAIS - 555th Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Pearsall

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BH Photo #241733

Map 

Description 

Bridge was built in 1952 as part of the Rock Island's "Atlantic Cutoff" between Atlantic and Council Bluffs. The main span is a 1902 product, relocated to this site in 1952

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over 555th Street
Location
Cass County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952, Using a Relocated Span
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Main Span)
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 148.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41070, -95.12847   (decimal degrees)
41°24'39" N, 95°07'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/322102/4586536 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Walnut
Inventory numbers
IA 99810 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 54112 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
30

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 22, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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