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IARR - Summit Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #252189

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Summit Street on abandoned railroad (former IARR)
Location
Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Awaiting conversion for trail usage as part of the Iowa River Rail Trail
History
Built 1931, abandoned 2012
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Iowa River Railroad (IARR)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Also called
M&StL - Summit Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05242, -92.95363   (decimal degrees)
42°03'09" N, 92°57'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/503837/4655596 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marshalltown
Inventory numbers
IA 35680 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 55977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
390

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Iowa River Rail Trail", "Iowa River Railroad"
  • September 25, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • June 25, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is to become a trail
  • April 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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