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Wapsie-Great Western Line Trail - Wapsipinicon River Tributary Bridge

Photos 

Approaching the bridge

Photo taken by Jason Smith in September 2010

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BH Photo #187594

Map 

Description 

This bridge used to cross the Little Cedar River NW of Riceville before it was relocated here in 1992 and open for bike use.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Unnamed Wapsipinicon River Tributary on Wapsi Great Western Bike Trail
Location
Mitchell County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1887; relocated to this spot in 1993 and has served the bike trail ever since
Design
Pin connected Pratt through truss bridge with Town Lattice Portal and heel bracing
Bridge has six panels
Dimensions
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to a designated historic district on the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.40475, -92.57285   (decimal degrees)
43°24'17" N, 92°34'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/534587/4805851 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McIntire
Inventory number
BH 47045 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed stream name.
  • November 19, 2010: Updated by Jason Smith: Added information on the bridge

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Sources 

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