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4th Street Footbridge

Photo 

Newspaper Clipping

Muscatine Journal

BH Photo #319693

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Mad Creek on Footpath
Location
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1935; Lost to flooding 1965
Builder
- Kornemann Bros. of Muscatine, Iowa
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 350.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42828, -91.03753   (decimal degrees)
41°25'42" N, 91°02'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/663978/4588160 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine
Inventory number
BH 66713 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,713)
Built 1935 (1,451)
Built during 1930s (11,749)
Deck girder (5,744)
Destroyed by flood (466)
Girder (10,233)
Iowa (6,497)
Kornemann Bros. (1)
Lost (24,727)
Lost 1965 (78)
Lost during 1960s (740)
Mad Creek (24)
Muscatine County, Iowa (173)
Muscatine, Iowa (37)
Plate girder (7,922)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,668)
Timber stringer (4,015)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,224)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • March 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added length

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