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Euclid Avenue Des Moines River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

FRONT VIEW OF OLD EUCLID AVENUE BRIDGE

1931, final stages of construction.

Photo taken by the DOT

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BH Photo #242221

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss on Euclid Avenue over Des Moines River
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1906, Replaced 1933
Design
2 148' Pratt through trusses (1886)
1 150' Pratt truss (1906)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 447.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62760, -93.64504   (decimal degrees)
41°37'39" N, 93°38'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/446268/4608631 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines NW
Inventory number
BH 54222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2016: Updated by Luke: Corrected build date + added span lengths
  • January 7, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • October 31, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped and edited page a wee bit.
  • October 31, 2012: Added by Michael O'Brien

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