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RI - Czech Village Bridge

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Post-flooding

Photo taken and submitted by Patrick

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Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Partially destroyed by flooding
History
Built ca. 1905, abandoned in the 1980s, parts lost to flooding in 2008
Design
7 - 90' Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 630.0 ft.
Also called
BCR&N - Cedar River Bridge
Rock Island Bridge #692
RI - Cedar River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.96698, -91.65017   (decimal degrees)
41°58'01" N, 91°39'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/611848/4646991 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Cedar Rapids South
Inventory number
BH 51932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from RI track chart
  • November 19, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 14, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added probable build date and dimensions
  • July 8, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • July 7, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated status, spans lost in flooding, presumably 2008
  • April 3, 2012: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - JDSmith77 [at] gmx [dot] net
  • Luke Harden - lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com

Comments 

Czech Village RR Bridge
Posted July 8, 2012, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

Thanks for your photograph.

Czech Village RR Bridge
Posted July 8, 2012, by Patrick (patrsull [at] yahoo [dot] com)

July 7 2012 photo of the remains of this bridge

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