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Old US61 Prairie Creek Bridge

Photos 

Prairie Creek Bridge

View from the north end

Photo taken by Dave King in September 14, 2013

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BH Photo #266495

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Prairie Creek on an old alignment of US61
Location
Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Closed to all traffic
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05411, -90.66289   (decimal degrees)
42°03'15" N, 90°39'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/693395/4658426 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maquoketa
Inventory number
BH 57942 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

4-panel truss (315)
Closed (2,760)
Have street view (28,902)
Iowa (6,793)
Jackson County, Iowa (78)
Lattice Railing (338)
Maquoketa, Iowa (7)
Owned by state (16,554)
Park (284)
Pin-connected (4,696)
Pony truss (17,011)
Pratt pony truss (3,950)
Pratt truss (10,297)
Truss (35,452)
US 61 (101)
Wooden deck (6,160)

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2021: New Street View added by Dave King
  • April 18, 2021: Updated by Luke: Noted that bridge is on old US61 alignment
  • March 23, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Lattice Railing"
  • September 14, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • September 10, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

Comments 

Prairie Creek Bridge
Posted March 19, 2018, by richard stimmel (richardstimmel [at] yahoo [dot] com)

did this bridge carry us 61 in the 30rds