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RI - IA1 Overpass

Photo 

From the Iowa DOT historical archives

View looks to the south on Hwy 1

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BH Photo #345464

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through plate girder bridge over IA 1 on former Rock Island RR
Location
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1945, abandoned and removed 1983
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
1 - 59' Through Plate Girder
2 - 48' Wide Flange Beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Br.#2740
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.02346, -91.96806   (decimal degrees)
41°01'24" N, 91°58'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/586758/4541874 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairfield North
Inventory number
BH 55270 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from RI track chart
  • January 12, 2016: New photo from Tim Courtney
  • July 28, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Edited Info
  • January 21, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com