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IAIS - Franklin Avenue Overpass

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IAIS Franklin Avenue Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2017

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BH Photo #380223

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Overview
Deck Girder bridge over Franklin Avenue on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901, Approaches Replaced 2014
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.25319, -95.80760   (decimal degrees)
41°15'11" N, 95°48'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/264769/4570666 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Council Bluffs North
Inventory number
BH 58625 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 16, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Presently being demolished
  • November 2, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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