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Burr Oak Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Jason Smith

BH Photo #101725

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on 495th Street east of US 71
Location
Clay County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by tornado in 2004; Replaced by an UCEB in 2005
Future prospects
Replaced by an UCEB
History
Built 1905 by the Clinton Bridge & Iron Works; relocated here in 1926; rehabilitated in 1943 and 1984; destroyed by tornado in June 2004; replaced in 2005
Builder
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 190.4 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.92936, -95.09789   (decimal degrees)
42°55'46" N, 95°05'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/328806/4755105 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Webb
Elevation
1260 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 13152 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2015: New photos from Jeff Wiemann
  • October 11, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added category "A-frame portal"
  • June 3, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Destroyed by tornado"
  • November 8, 2010: Updated by Jason Smith: Updated the status on the bridge
  • November 24, 2009: Updated by Curtis Lee: Updated history
  • September 17, 2009: New photo from Jason Smith
  • September 26, 2005: Posted photo from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Curtis Lee - clee47ford [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jeff Wiemann - jwiemann [at] co [dot] clay [dot] ia [dot] us