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East Douglas Avenue Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fourmile Creek on East Douglas Avenue
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1973; replaced 1999
Builder
- George E. King Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 99.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62956, -93.54790   (decimal degrees)
41°37'46" N, 93°32'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/454361/4608792 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines NE
Inventory numbers
IA 3795 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 54951 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Corrected creek name
  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited entry to be for the truss bridge
  • December 18, 2012: Added by Luke Harden