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Old US75 Floyd River Bridge

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Description 

Built between the 1930s and 1950s Iowa State GIS aerial imagery.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Floyd River on Old Alignment of US 75
Location
Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic(?)
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.76024, -96.20368   (decimal degrees)
42°45'37" N, 96°12'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/728815/4737983 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Le Mars
Inventory number
BH 68041 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

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Comments 

Old US75 Floyd River Bridge
Posted June 16, 2015, by Roger Deschner (rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com)

Current Google satellite imagery appears to show it as open only for private use for a farmer to get equipment to fields on the other side of the river. Those fields would not be reachable otherwise, between the new limited-access alignment of US 75 and the RR tracks.