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Coggon Dam Bridge

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Coggon Dam Bridge

View of the south side

Photo taken by Dave King on February 24, 2015

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Description 

Dam was built 1965 to create recreation above the dam. Bridge was built for maintenance purposes.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Buffalo Creek on Pedestrian Walkway
Location
Coggon, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not yet replaced
History
Built 1965; Bridge removed 2016, no idea if will be replaced.
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
The Catwalk
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.28296, -91.53228   (decimal degrees)
42°16'59" N, 91°31'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621014/4682237 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coggon
Inventory number
BH 66264 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,274)
Built 1965 (198)
Built during 1960s (1,780)
Coggon, Iowa (5)
Footbridge (379)
Iowa (5,824)
Linn County, Iowa (218)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 2016 (149)
Lost during 2010s (2,079)
Steel grate deck (430)
Steel stringer (4,841)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: removed & added short description
  • February 24, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • The Gazette - Buffalo Creek dam in Linn County center of safety concerns