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Old Ely Road Hoosier Creek Tributary Culvert

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Abandoned Old Ely Road Culvert

West side

Photo taken by Dave King on September 6, 2013

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BH Photo #265914

Map 

Description 

Originally a part of the old route for Ely Road. Now is a trail for the Atherton Wetland Area and is open to the public.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over Unamed Stream on Old Ely Road
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Abandoned 1956
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Concrete culvert
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83752, -91.55535   (decimal degrees)
41°50'15" N, 91°33'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/619947/4632745 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ely
Inventory number
BH 57867 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added abandonment date
  • September 5, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old Ely Road Hoosier Creek Tributary Culvert
Posted June 14, 2020, by Luke

The bridge over Lingle Creek was north of this culvert and no longer exists: https://bridgehunter.com/ia/johnson/bh57864/

Old Ely Road Hoosier Creek Tributary Culvert
Posted June 14, 2020, by Rob Smith

The creek is named Lingle Creek.