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Major Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #211981

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Turkey River on Major Road
Location
Eldorado, Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Replaced in 1998 but left in place
History
Built 1912; replaced in 1998 but left in place
Design
Pin-connected Warren through truss with M-frame portal bracing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 181.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04759, -91.84520   (decimal degrees)
43°02'51" N, 91°50'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/594053/4766746 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Festina
Inventory numbers
IA 153270 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 49482 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth