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Rio Grande Creek/ Ohio Avenue Bridge

Photo 

The replacement bridge

Yuck! What an eyesore! - JS

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2009

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BH Photo #146831

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Rio Grande Creek on Ohio Avenue
Location
George, Lyon County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1995
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Luten Arch
Dimensions
Span length: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 27.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.34032, -96.00280   (decimal degrees)
43°20'25" N, 96°00'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/742950/4802970 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
George West
Inventory numbers
IA 5480 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,366)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,710)
Deck arch (10,615)
George, Iowa (4)
Iowa (6,026)
Lost (20,115)
Lost 1995 (405)
Lost during 1990s (3,769)
Luten arch (86)
Lyon County, Iowa (47)
Replaced by new bridge (13,299)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,332)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,299)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2009: Updated by Jason Smith: Changed bridge type: Luten arch
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com