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Unnamed Creek Bridge

Photo 

Gone

I wish I could have seen the old bridge. There was a lot of cutting and filling done in this area in order to build this non-descript culvert.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2007

BH Photo #109953

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on Hochrein Road
Location
Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1912
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 35.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.57148, -90.78048   (decimal degrees)
42°34'17" N, 90°46'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/682165/4715617 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sherrill
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 1 E.
Inventory numbers
IA 147910 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1912 (755)
Built during 1910s (8,962)
Dubuque County, Iowa (108)
Iowa (5,947)
Lost (19,741)
Owned by county (19,009)
Pony truss (15,188)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,071)
Structurally deficient (18,032)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,135)
Truss (29,878)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name
  • January 27, 2008: New photo from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net