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Cedar Valley Nature Trail - West Otter Creek Bridge

Photos 

CVNT West Otter Creek Overpass

View of the southwest side.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 30, 2013

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BH Photo #257833

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Otter Creek on Cedar Valley Nature Trail
Location
Linn County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1914
Builders
- Gould Construction Co. of Davenport, Iowa
- Thomas Edsall Rust of Saginaw, Michigan (Engineer)
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Waterloo Railroad (WLO)
- Waterloo, Cedar Falls, & Northern Railway (WCFN)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.16300, -91.71361   (decimal degrees)
42°09'47" N, 91°42'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/606264/4668675 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lafayette
Inventory number
BH 56887 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 27, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added contractor
  • August 1, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Waterloo Railroad"
  • June 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Rail-to-trail", "Thomas Edsall Rust", "Railroad", "Waterloo, Cedar Falls, & Northern Railway"
  • June 30, 2013: Added by Dave King

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