Palo Alto County

425th Street Bridge   [Map]
Truss bridge over Cylinder Creek on 425th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic
485th Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Old Channel West Fork Des Moines River on 485th Avenue just off CR B55, west of Rodman
Replaced by a modern bridge
Built ca. 1919; replaced 1999
Browns Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Old Channel Des Moines River on 490th Street west of West Bend
Open to traffic
Built 1931, replacing a 1919 trestle bridge
Browns Bridge (New Channel)
Parker through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Fas 0169
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1928; Damaged by the 1993 flood- closed to traffic; Replaced in 1996
Cylinder Creek Bridge   [Map]
Steel Stringer bridge over Cylinder Creek on CR N60 (530th Avenue)
Open to traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 2005
Cylinder Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Cylinder Creek on a local road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1928; replaced 1992
DM&E - West Fork Des Moines River Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on the IC&E/DM&E/CP/UP west of Emmetsburg
In use
Drainage Ditch 61 Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Drainage Ditch 61 on a local road
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced 1997
Drainage Ditch No. 175 Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Drainage Ditch No. 175 on 410th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1921
Drainage Ditch No. 175 Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Drainage Ditch No. 175 on 380th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1926
Drainage Ditch No. 80 Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Drainage Ditch No. 80 on 400th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1959
Kirby-Flynn Bridge   [Map]
Newly restored through truss bridge over New Channel West Fork Des Moines River on Brushy Bayou Road
Completely rehabilitated and now open to traffic
Built in 1883; may have been relocated here in 1919 in conjunction with the West Fork Des Moines River rechanneling project
Lizard Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Lizard Creek on 390th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1921
Osgood Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1897
Prairie Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Prairie Creek on CR B63 (475th Street)
No longer exists
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1958; replaced 2005
Silver Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on CR B53 (420th Street)
Open to traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1976
Unnamed Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Prairie Creek on 500th Street
Closed to all traffic
Built 1927
Unnamed Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on 360th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1914
UP - West Fork Des Moines River Bridge   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic
West Bend Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1897