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RI - US34 Overpass

Photo 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #341114

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over US 34 on former Rock Island RR
Location
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1945, abandoned and removed 1983
Builders
- Clinton Bridge Works of Clinton, Iowa (Metal Fabricator)
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Designer)
- Jensen Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Sand Springs, Oklahoma (Formerly of Kimbalton, Iowa) (General Contractor)
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.00652, -91.97203   (decimal degrees)
41°00'23" N, 91°58'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/586445/4539990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairfield North
Inventory number
BH 55272 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • November 9, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • March 31, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • July 28, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Edited Info
  • January 21, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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