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UP - East Branch Iowa River Bridge

Description 

Build date comes from UP Environmental Report associated with proposed abandoning of this line in 2010.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over East Branch Iowa River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Hancock County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 245.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99538, -93.60950   (decimal degrees)
42°59'43" N, 93°36'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450316/4760482 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Goodell
Inventory number
BH 57535 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added build date from STB filings
  • August 11, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 11, 2013: Added by Dave King

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