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Marion-Springville Road Bridge

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Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #257043

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over East Big Creek on Marion-Springville Road
Location
Linn County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 18XX; Replaced 1914
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
WIBCo design tubular Bowstring pony truss
Also called
East Big Creek Bowstring Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05022, -91.46240   (decimal degrees)
42°03'01" N, 91°27'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/627241/4656495 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springville
Inventory number
BH 56709 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bowstring pony truss (196)
Bowstring truss (380)
Iowa (5,790)
Linn County, Iowa (214)
Lost (18,683)
Lost 1914 (38)
Lost during 1910s (334)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Pin-connected (3,222)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,382)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (284)

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added replacement date
  • June 22, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder based on an enlarged look at the arch design.
  • June 22, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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