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Lake McBride State Park Footbridge

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Geological Society of Iowa

View this photo at s-iihr34.iihr.uiowa.edu

BH Photo #355500

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Small Stream on Footpath
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Inundated
History
Built 1935; Inundated 1957-58; Re-exposed 2000 due to the lake levels being lowered by the DNR to deal with sedimenation.
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps (Company 782)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.78648, -91.56869   (decimal degrees)
41°47'11" N, 91°34'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/618934/4627059 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72540 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,199)
Built 1935 (1,650)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Civilian Conservation Corps (130)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,608)
Deck arch (10,438)
Footbridge (379)
Inundated (65)
Iowa (5,790)
Johnson County, Iowa (160)
Owned by state (13,695)
Park (270)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added

Sources 

  • Luke