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Chester Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on River Street
Location
Chester, Howard County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1890; Removed in ca. 2000
Builder
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss with Pin-connections and Howe Lattice Portal Bracing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 121.1 ft.
Total length: 186.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Also called
Upper Iowa River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.48909, -92.34800   (decimal degrees)
43°29'21" N, 92°20'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/552720/4815336 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lime Springs
Inventory numbers
IA 183730 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 53079 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited Builder
  • August 7, 2012: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

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