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Old Jefferson Bridge

Photo 

Courtesy of the Sioux City Journal/Staff Photographer Jim Lee

View this photo at siouxcityjournal.com

BH Photo #457231

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on 483rd Avenue
Location
Plymouth County, Iowa, and Union County, South Dakota
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1915; Road Vacated 1967; Collapsed 2006
Design
154' Pinned Parker through truss
33' I-beam
12 15' timber stringers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 154.0 ft.
Total length: 370.0 ft.
Also called
Hunter Bridge
Twin Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.66159, -96.54380   (decimal degrees)
42°39'42" N, 96°32'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/701300/4726161 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elk Point NE
Inventory number
BH 70598 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • October 3, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • January 19, 2016: Added by Luke

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