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IAIS - Lafayette Street Ralston Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Luke in August 2012

BH Photo #256249

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Ralston Creek on CRandIC Railroad
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Approved 1973; Built 1982
Builder
- North Iowa Contractors, Inc. of Manchester, Iowa
Railroads
- Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway (CIC; CRandIC)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.3 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Also called
IAIS - Ralston Creek Bridge (Lafayette Street)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65222, -91.53195   (decimal degrees)
41°39'08" N, 91°31'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/622241/4612204 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa City West
Inventory number
BH 51081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 3, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • October 18, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 15, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • June 15, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Curved", "Ralston Creek", "Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway"

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