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Rome Bridge

Photo 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #256834

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Skunk River on US 34
Location
Rome, Henry County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1886
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.97594, -91.67869   (decimal degrees)
40°58'33" N, 91°40'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/611166/4536926 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lockridge East
Inventory number
BH 56525 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Beam (12,274)
Built 1886 (171)
Built during 1880s (1,650)
Curved top chord (2)
Henry County, Iowa (47)
Iowa (5,824)
Iowa Primary Road 8 (4)
Lost (18,942)
Owned by state (13,897)
Parker through truss (1,171)
Parker truss (1,527)
Pin-connected (3,304)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Rome, Iowa (5)
Skunk River (33)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)
US 34 (17)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • February 21, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • July 31, 2014: New Street View added by Luke
  • July 1, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added loss date
  • June 19, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • June 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden