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Military Road Bridge

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Military Road
Location
Monticello, Jones County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1873; Relocated to Buffalo Creek 1930; Moved to a park in 1985
Builders
- James Milne of Scotch Grove, Iowa (Substructure)
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Also called
Fremont Mill Bridge (1930 Location)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.24385, -91.17972   (decimal degrees)
42°14'38" N, 91°10'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/650177/4678455 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monticello
Inventory number
BH 59958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • February 26, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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Monticello Bridge
Posted November 5, 2014, by Luke

There really ought to be a "status" tied to the relocated category.

Same goes for "in storage" category

"Replaced but relocated elsewhere"

"Replaced but placed into storage"

Monticello Bridge
Posted November 5, 2014, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This looks to be a historic photo of the now Fremont Mill Bridge at it's original location on the Military Road in Monticello... So, technically it's not lost!