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Butler Bridge (Older)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa RIver on US 218
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built 1907; Struck 1930 and replaced
Builder
- J.E. Jayne & Son Bridge Co. of Iowa City, Iowa
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 175.0 ft.
Total length: 350.0 ft.
Also called
Burlington Way Iowa River Bridge
US218 Butler Bridge (Old)
Dubuque Street Bridge (Older)
Red Ball Route Butler Bridge
Diagonal Trail Iowa River Bridge
Red Ball Route Iowa River Bridge
US218 Iowa River Bridge (Old)
Burlington Way Butler Bridge
Diagonal Trail Butler Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.69403, -91.54688   (decimal degrees)
41°41'39" N, 91°32'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/620920/4616825 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa City West
Inventory number
BH 71793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2018: Updated by Luke: Updated cause of loss
  • June 22, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder

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