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US61B South Fork Maquoketa River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Quad City Times: June 25 1929

BH Photo #462602

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over South Fork Maquoketa River on US61 Business
Location
Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929; Replaced 1999
Builders
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
- Lundgren-Reis Co. of Des Moines, Iowa (Contractor)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 328.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Old US61 South Fork Maquoketa River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.07623, -90.66759   (decimal degrees)
42°04'34" N, 90°40'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/692939/4660872 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maquoketa
Inventory numbers
IA 503640 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 71748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 18, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • April 6, 2016: Added by Luke

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US61B South Fork Maquoketa River Bridge (Old)
Posted December 18, 2019, by Luke