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Albany Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Steve Addy in April 2011

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BH Photo #242423

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Volga River on Hill Road
Location
Albany, Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1907
Design
Pratt through truss with pinned connections and Howe Lattice Portal Bracing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 114.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.86216, -91.76351   (decimal degrees)
42°51'44" N, 91°45'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/601010/4746249 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fayette
Inventory numbers
IA 699730 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13494 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Bridge is still intact, according to info from locals. Road was paved towards the bridge but terminated not far from the north end of the bridge. The bridge was never replaced
  • November 7, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Howe Lattice Portal", "7-panel truss"
  • August 16, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Bridge is being replaced and the road reconstructed
  • June 22, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Readjusted the GPS coordinates

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com