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MILW - US151 Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Dave Hockett

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BH Photo #240929

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over US151/IA922/7th Avenue on Planned Rail Trail
Location
Marion, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1960; Removed October 2020
Builder
- Schmidt Construction Co. of Winfield, Iowa
Railroads
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.03267, -91.60979   (decimal degrees)
42°01'58" N, 91°36'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/615076/4654338 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marion
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
25,800
Inventory numbers
IA 33530 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 53723 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 1998)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2020: New photos from Dave King
  • October 14, 2020: New photos from Dave King
  • October 8, 2020: New photos from Dave King
  • October 7, 2020: New photos from Dave King
  • October 6, 2020: New photos from Dave King
  • August 20, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • May 31, 2020: Updated by Luke: Bridge will not be reused as part of trail; Bridge will be demolished and replaced
  • January 25, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • November 19, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 15, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • October 4, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 2, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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

Comments 

MILW - US151 Overpass
Posted October 6, 2020, by Luke

Yep. It's annoying that they're not reusing it from a preservationist perspective. But having done some work in the area after the derecho, I'm not surprised they wanted it out of the way.

MILW - US151 Overpass
Posted October 6, 2020, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Looks like this ones a goner.