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IA117 South Skunk River Bridge

Photo 

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Skunk river on Road
Location
Colfax, Jasper County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922; Replaced 1967
Builders
- Marsh Engineering Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
- Wickes Engineering & Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
2 80' Pony plate girders
6 20' Steel stringers
Dimensions
Total length: 280.0 ft.
Also called
Colfax Bridge (Old)
IA64 South Skunk River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.68125, -93.24655   (decimal degrees)
41°40'52" N, 93°14'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/479480/4614415 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colfax
Inventory number
BH 54647 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builders + span lengths
  • November 28, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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