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IAIS - Capitol Street Overpass

Photos 

Capitol Street Overpass

View of the south side. Taken June 18, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #256779

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Capitol Street on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922
Railroads
- 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: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65321, -91.53621   (decimal degrees)
41°39'12" N, 91°32'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621885/4612309 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa City West
Inventory numbers
IA 6380 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 52798 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • September 27, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • 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: Corrected dimensions
  • June 18, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • July 1, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Iowa Interstate Railroad"

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