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US59 Little Sioux River Bridge

Photos 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #258558

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Sioux River on US 59
Location
Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929(?); Replaced 1973
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.74509, -95.55154   (decimal degrees)
42°44'42" N, 95°33'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/291165/4735665 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cherokee South
Inventory number
BH 56955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,345)
Cherokee County, Iowa (48)
Cherokee, Iowa (6)
Girder (10,007)
Iowa (6,375)
Iowa State Highway Commission (791)
Little Sioux River (57)
Lost (24,069)
Lost 1973 (77)
Lost during 1970s (744)
Plate girder (7,744)
Replaced by new bridge (16,066)
Steel stringer (6,027)
Through girder (3,680)
US 59 (50)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • July 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke