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Delhi Dam

Photo 

After the 2010 dam failure

Fullsize panorama in the link.

Photo taken by Mathew Hoelscher

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #237694

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Dam over Maquoketa River, top of the dam used as a bridge.
Location
Delaware County, Iowa
Status
Partially destroyed bridge above dam.
History
Built 1929, Partially destroyed when significant rainfall cause the dam to fail in 2010
Builder
- Interstate Power Co.
Design
Embankment dam on Maquoketa River
Dimensions
Span length: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Also called
Hartwick Dam
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.40816, -91.34542   (decimal degrees)
42°24'29" N, 91°20'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/636150/4696421 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Earlville
Inventory number
BH 49400 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Disaster"
  • August 17, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added picture
  • August 23, 2011: New Street View added by Ben Tate
  • August 22, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

Delhi Dam
Posted August 22, 2011, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

Since the roadway was poured on top of the dam I categorized it as a slab.