Rating:
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Cottage Grove Avenue WPA Bridge

Photos 

Cottage Grove Avenue WPA Bridge

View of the north side

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #254326

Map 

Street View 

Description 

There is no NBI for this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Small Stream on Cottage Grove Avenue
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built by WPA in 1940
Builder
- Works Progress Administration
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.99516, -91.60985   (decimal degrees)
41°59'43" N, 91°36'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/615138/4650173 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bertram
Elevation
1686 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 56309 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,340)
Built 1940 (975)
Built during 1940s (3,753)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (88)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,698)
Deck arch (10,590)
Have street view (24,038)
Iowa (5,959)
Linn County, Iowa (223)
Open (37,445)
Owned by city (4,713)
Works Progress Administration (243)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 8, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • May 21, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected builder to the prexisting category. "deleted" the new category.
  • May 21, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

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

Comments 

Cottage Grove Avenue WPA Bridge
Posted June 6, 2018, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

They have done some work on this bridge since my last visit. They built up the south rail but left the north as was.