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US20 Boone River Bridge (Old)

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Boone River on US 20 (East 2nd Street)
Location
Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built 1878-9; Struck 1949; Replaced 1950
Builder
- A.H. Austin of Webster City, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.46925, -93.81054   (decimal degrees)
42°28'09" N, 93°48'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/433368/4702196 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Webster City
Inventory number
BH 55153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2013: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge was not built at the present US 20 freeway site. It was built on 2nd Street where US 20 once existed
  • January 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

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