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Kent Park High Truss Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by Julie Bowers in June 2011

BH Photo #202908

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge on a trail at F.W. Kent County Park
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in 1902 over Old Man's Creek at Maier Road near Iowa City, moved to this location in 2003 and after some alterations, put into place on the trail.
Builders
- Cambria Steel Co. of Johnstown, Pennsylvania
- Pratt Bridge Co.
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72294, -91.72894   (decimal degrees)
41°43'23" N, 91°43'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/605722/4619795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tiffin
Inventory number
BH 49004 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • September 16, 2013: New photos from Jason Smith
  • August 22, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • September 20, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • June 29, 2011: Added by Julie Bowers

Sources 

  • Julie Bowers - jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net