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US18 Turkey River Bridge (Older)

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Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #260903

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Facts 

Overview
Lost 3-Hinged Braced Arch through truss bridge over Turkey River on US 18
Location
Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1881; Replaced 1943
Builders
- Horace E. Horton of Rochester, Minnesota (Contractor/Designer)
- Milwaukee Bridge Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Fabricator)
Design
3-Hinged Braced Arch through truss (Warren configuration)
Dimensions
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99812, -91.65775   (decimal degrees)
42°59'53" N, 91°39'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/609408/4761479 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory number
BH 57344 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 5, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builders + plans
  • July 25, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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