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Foster Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over E.Fork Des Moines River on CSAH C 26 (170th Avenue)
Location
Humboldt County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1994
Also called
E.Fork Des Moines River Bridge
170th Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.80083, -94.13472   (decimal degrees)
42°48'03" N, 94°08'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/407212/4739322 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Livermore
Inventory number
BH 51478 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Des Moines River (224)
Humboldt County, Iowa (64)
Iowa (6,021)
Lost (20,117)
Lost 1994 (404)
Lost during 1990s (3,771)
Owned by county (19,167)
Replaced by new bridge (13,306)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added historic name
  • February 28, 2012: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

170th Street Bridge
Posted February 24, 2013, by Anonymous

I grew up near this bridge. This is also known as Foster Bridge, so named for J.W Foster who owned the land in the late 1800's. This new bridge is the 3rd. bridge in this spot. The remnents of the previous 2 can still be seen down stream.