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Monticello Bridge

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Description 

Location is a guess as this would have been a main route over the river and another bowstring was built just 2 years later on the Military Road (US 151).

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River
Location
Jones County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1871 on the same contract as the Corbett's Mill Bridge
Builders
- Buckeye Bridge Works of Cleveland, Ohio
- Miller, Jamieson & Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.26018, -91.19268   (decimal degrees)
42°15'37" N, 91°11'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/649069/4680245 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84593 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

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