Top Ranked Iowa Bridges

Everly Thatcher Bridge (Clay County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Thacher through truss bridge over Ocheyedan River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1911
MILW - Richland Creek Arch (Keokuk County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Richland Creek on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1915; Replaced 1944
Hogback Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1898; Replaced ca. 1930
Middle Creek Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Middle Creek on Ventura Avenue
Removed but not replaced
Built circa 1898; Likely removed in the late 1990s or early 2000s
West Durham Covered Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over English Creek on Road (Now Highway T17)
Destroyed by fire
Built 1880; Burned 1965
IA22 Cedar River Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cedar River on IA 22
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1941; Replaced 1987
Thayer Avenue Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on Thayer Avenue
Abandoned
Abandoned in the 1980s
I-74 Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Pair of suspension bridges over the Mississippi River on I-74 between Bettendorf and Moline
Open to traffic
Northbound bridge built 1935; southbound built 1960; both rehabilitated 1975
Brighton Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Pennsylvania Petit through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1953
West Fork Nodaway River Bridge (Adair County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over West Fork Nodaway River on 300th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1949
18th Street Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cedar River on West 18th Street in Waterloo
Replaced
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1980; Demolished at 7:30AM on September 09, 2005
Cass Street Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Volga River on Cass Street in Volga
Closed to all traffic
Built 1923
Fabius Creek Bridge (Davis County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Fabius Creek on Fawn Avenue
Intact but closed to public traffic (road appears to be private now)
Built ca. 1890
Haight Creek Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Haight Creek on CR H40 (Pegtown Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Julien Dubuque Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Steel through arch bridge over the Mississippi River on US 20 at Dubuque
Open to traffic
Built 1943; rehabilitated 1992
Washington Mill Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Bowstring truss bridge over Lytle Creek on Creek Branch Lane, east of Bernard
Open to traffic on a dead-end road
Built 1878 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Flood Creek Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Flood Creek on 220th Street
Open to traffic
Rehabilitated 1959
220th Street Bridge (Guthrie County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Seely Creek on 220th Street
Abandoned
Benton Street Bridge (Older) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 4 votes
Lost 2-span Parker Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Benton Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1902-03; replaced 1949
Mehaffey Bridge (Older) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Johnson County Road Y
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1897; Removed 1959
110th Street Bridge (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on 110th Street between Humboldt and Algona
Removed 2016-17
Built 1895 by the King Bridge Co.
Chain Lakes Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Two-span through truss bridge over Cedar River on Pedestrian trail over the Cedar River, 4 miles west of Hiawatha, IA in Palo
Open to pedestrians
Built 1884 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio
IANR - Oak Creek Bridge #3 (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Oak Creek on Iowa Northern Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1895
Cedar Valley Nature Trail - West Otter Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Otter Creek on Cedar Valley Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1914
US61 Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on US 61
Replaced by a new bridge
Built sometime betwixt 1928-1931 (According to the IADOT), Replaced 1980
Galeton Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on Galeton Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1900
UP - Miller Creek Bridge #2 (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Miller Creek on former UP RR
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Built 1911, abandoned early 2000s
Chicken Creek Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over Chicken Creek on Saulsbury Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1930
K&W - Nodaway River Bridge (Page County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Nodaway River on Keokuk & Western Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Orchard Street Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Arch bridge over Little Bear Creek on Orchard Street in Brooklyn
Open to traffic
Built 1912
Knoll Road Bridge (Old) (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Lost stone arch bridge over College Creek on Knoll Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1881; Replaced 2004
Kilbourn Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Six-span through truss bridge over the Des Moines River on Lark Avenue
Closed to all traffic
Built 1908-09 by the Ottumwa Supply & Construction Co.
IANR - Small Stream Arch (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Closed-spandrel stone arch bridge over Small Stream on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1880
Squaw Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Marsh arch bridge over a branch of Squaw Creek on 110th Street and U Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1916
3rd Street Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Cedar River on 3rd Street SE in Waverly
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1982 and 2006
CN - Malone Creek Stone Arch (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Malone Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1853
Highwater Road Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Todd's Creek on Highwater Road
Open to private traffic
Armstrong Gravel Pit Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Derelict through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River northwest of Armstrong
Privately owned
Built 1899 by A.H. Austin in Kossuth County; relocated here in the 1940s to serve a gravel pit; abandoned 1971
Clear Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Clear Creek on Johnson Iowa Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1910; Replaced 2015
CRandIC - Stone Arch Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Small stream on Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1890
Anamosa Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Pedestrian Walkway in Anamosa
Open to Pedestrian Traffic
Built 1887; Replaced 1929; Closed to vehicular traffic 1955; Restored 1975; Damaged by flooding in 2008 and closed to all traffic; Reopened after repairs, ca 2011-2012
Hale Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Relocated Bowstring pony truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on 100th Avenue in Hale Township
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1877-1879; Replaced 2003; Relocated 2006
Delta Covered Bridge (Keokuk County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Lost Covered Burr Arch Bridge over South Skunk River
Destroyed by arson in 2003
Built 1867; Rebuilt 1982, Destroyed by arson in 2003
Upper Paris Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Whipple through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Sutton Road near Paris
Open to traffic
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1987
IC - Buffalo Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Railroad (IC)
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1924
MILW - Iowa River Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Iowa River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Built 1902; 7 girder spans filled in ca. 1955; Removed in the 1980s
Fox Trail Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Middle River on CR G47 (Fox Trail)
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Tice Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Iowa City Road
Removed but not replaced
Built 1897; Two spans destroyed when flooding undermined the center pier in 1972; Converted to a fishing pier for a short time and later removed.
Cooper's Cove Keystone Arch Bridge (Pocahontas County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 10 votes
Stone arch bridge over waterway next to pond on trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built before 1900 by local farmers
St. Johns Road Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Arch bridge over an unnamed creek on St. Johns Road in Des Moines
Open to traffic
Capitol Hill Tunnel (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Court Avenue
Removed
Built 1918. Removed 1992
East Buck Creek Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over East Buck Creek on 485th Avenue
Open to private traffic
Built 1913
N&W - Village Creek Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 6 votes
Whipple through truss bridge over Village Creek on Norfolk & Western Railway
Converted to four-wheeler/pedestrian usage by private owner
Built 1885 in Missouri; Erected here 1916; Bridge abandoned 1982; Sold to local land owner & converted ??
Turkey River Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Bowstring through truss bridge over Turkey River on Little Church Road
Demolished and replaced with a slab of concrete. Removed from NRHP 10-15-14
Built 1873 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. Demolished and replaced in 2010.
Chariton River Bridge (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Chariton River on 238th Avenue and 482nd Street
Removed but not replaced
Built 1909; removed 2012
WCFN - Sans Souci Cut-Off Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1921, Replaced 1975
CNW - Mill Creek Stone Arch (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Stone Arch Bridge over Mill Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1881, Abandoned 1930
WCFN - Cedar River Tributary Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Unnamed Tributary of Cedar River on Waterloo, Cedar Falls, & Northern Railway
Abandoned
305th Street Lime Creek Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Lime Creek on 305th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1910
"Flying" Bridge (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 5 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over East Wapsipinicon River on Robert Mattke Park Trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1876 in Otterville, IA. Moved to Fredericksburg, IA in 1998.
The Wood Bridge (Davis County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Bear Creek on 130th St
Open to traffic
White Water Creek Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over White Water Creek on Whitewater Drive
Replaced by a new bridge; Truss bridge relocated to a park in Dubuque
Built 1872 as part of a seven-span bridge over a Mississippi River slough at Dubuque; relocated here ca. 1890; and again back to Dubuque to serve as a recreational area at a local park in 2007
Mill Race Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Turkey River on Pheasant Road near St. Lucas
Replaced by new bridge; old structure still standing
Built 1891; Relocated here 1926; Replaced 2004 but left standing
Quinn Creek Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 6 votes
Kingpost through truss bridge over Quinn Creek off 300th St
Abandoned
Hardin City Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 5 votes
Relocated through truss bridge northwest of Steamboat Rock
Relocated to a wildlife refuge just off the street. Bridge is derelict but may be relocated to a park or bike trail in the future
Built 1879; relocated 1989 to a location one mile from its original location
Fish Creek Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Fish Creek on Kentucky Avenue
Closed to all traffic
Built 1907
CGW - Elma Stone Culvert (Howard County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Stone culvert bridge over Drainage waterway on Former CGW Railroad ROW
Open to pedestrians only
Atherton Trail Culvert (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over Unamed Stream on Old Ely Road
Open to pedestrians only
Hickory Hill Park Arch Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Timber pony arch bridge over Ralston Creek on Walking path
Open to pedestrians only
Built 2015
South English River Bridge (Keokuk County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over South English River on 170th Avenue
Open to traffic
MILW - Cedar River Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Lost Warren Deck Truss bridge over Cedar River on Former Milwaukee Road
Removed
Built 1905, widened in 1913, lost 1983
Ely Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Slab bridge over Unknown Stream on Ely Road SW
Open to traffic
IC - Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Railroad (IC)
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1924
Clanton Creek Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Clanton Creek on 282nd Trail
Wooden Deck Removed, NW & SE Approaches Removed
Built 1894; rehabilitated 1974; partially dismantled 2014
Cutler-Donahue Stone Arch Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over unnamed creek on pedestrian path in Winterset
Open to pedestrians only
Bridge is located next to Cutler-Donahue Covered Bridge in city park
UP - Miller Creek Bridge #3 (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 6 votes
Abandoned through truss bridge over Miller Creek on former UP RR
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Built 1895, Abandoned early 2000s
UP - Miller Creek Bridge #4 (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 5 votes
Abandoned through truss bridge over Miller Creek on former UP RR
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Built 1895, Abandoned early 2000s
Simpson Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lucas Grove Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1895; Removed 1941
RI - Rock Creek Arch Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Rock Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1901; Replaced on a new alignment sometime between 1933-37 due to the construction of Lock & Dam 16
Devils Glen Road Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Spencer Creek on Devils Glen Road in Bettendorf
Replaced by a new bridge
Rehabilitated 1925; Closed 2013; Replaced 2016
Grand River Bridge (Union County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Grand River on 230th Street
Closed
Built ca. 1890
Eisenhower Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on 252nd Street
Closed to all traffic
Built 1888 as a 2-span bridge between Des Moines and Lee Counties; relocated here in 1930
DM&E - G38 Overpass (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 97% with 6 votes
Deck truss bridge over 250th Street and West Fork Crooked Creek on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1903
Greenfield Road Bridge (Adair County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Lost Concrete culvert bridge over Small Stream on Greenfield Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Sells Street Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Bear Creek on Sells Street in Shellsburg
Open to traffic
Built 1915
UP - Buckeye Creek Stone Arch (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Buckeye Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built July 1888
UP - Ogden Stone Arch Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over East Branch Beaver Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1901
UP - Rock Creek Arch Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 8 votes
Stone arch bridge over Rock Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic
East Soldier River Bridge (Crawford County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over East Soldier River on 120th Street
Replacement constructed in the spring of 2016. Bridge possibly saved.
Built 1945
Wabash - Soap Creek Bridge (Davis County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Lost Double whipple through truss bridge over Soap Creek on former N&W/Wabash RR
Demolished
Removed account of line abandonment 1982
IANR - Hawkeye Avenue Overpass (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Hawkeye Avenue on the Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad at Nora Springs
Open to traffic
Built 1889
US34 Skunk River Bridge (Old) (Henry County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Skunk River on a local road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1925, Replaced 2000
BNSF - Big Creek Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Pratt deck truss bridge over Big Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1905
Berkheimer Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on 215th Street west of Humboldt
Open to traffic
Built 1899 by the Clinton Bridge & Iron Works; closed 2001; rehabilitated 2005
H Avenue Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on H Avenue
Abandoned, deck partially burned
Abandoned in the 1970s
Abandoned Prairie Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 4 votes
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Prairie Creek on 17th Street
Abandoned
Mint Boulevard Crow Creek Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Abandoned Pratt pony truss bridge over Crow Creek on Mint Boulevard
Derelict/abandoned
Replaced/bypassed 1975
Kiwanis Park Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 5 votes
Pony truss bridge over Willow Creek in Kiwanis Park in Coralville
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1904 over Picayune Creek southeast of Sharon Center; Closed 1994; Relocated to Kiwanis Park in 1998
Ely Street Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Big Creek on Ely Street in Bertram
Washed away by floods
Built 1891 by J.E. Jayne & Son; Washed away 2014; Removed from NRHP 12-8-14, replacement bridge underway.
UP - Stone Arch (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 5 votes
Bridge over Unnamed Stream on UP
Open to traffic
Built 1901 during a double tracking project
Cottage Grove Avenue WPA Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 5 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Small Stream on Cottage Grove Avenue
Open to traffic
Built by WPA in 1940
M&StL - L Avenue Overpass (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 4 votes
Arch Bridge over L Avenue on Abandoned Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1899
Eveland Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Abandoned three-span Whipple through truss bridge over the Des Moines River on Fulton Avenue
Abandoned with deck missing
Built 1876-77 by McKay & Nelson; one span replaced in 1903
UP - Miller Creek Bridge #1 (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 6 votes
Abandoned through truss bridge over Miller Creek on former UP RR
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Built 1895, abandoned early 2000s.
Crescent Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 9 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF/CP/IC&E/DM&E Railroad in Davenport
Open to traffic
Built 1898, Iowa Approach Added 1905
Wolf Creek E Avenue Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on E Avenue
Closed
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1980
English River Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over English River on Hickory Avenue
Closed to all traffic
Built 1886
Riverside Trail - Small Stream Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 4 votes
Closed-spandrel brick arch bridge over a Small Stream on Riverside Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1890
Fort Atkinson Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 10 votes
Through truss bridge over Little Turkey River on 150th Street in Fort Atkinson
Open to one-lane traffic
Built 1892 by D.H. Young of Manchester, Iowa
Steyer Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 96% with 6 votes
Bridge over Twin Springs Creek on Oneata Drive
Open to traffic
Limestone deck arch was locally built by Michael Steyer.
Black Hawk Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 9 votes
Three-span cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on IA 9 at Lansing
Open to two-lane traffic
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1955
IANR - Stone Arch (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over unknown stream on Iowa Northern Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1891
IA939 Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Arch bridge over Wapsipinicon River on 1st Street W in Independence
Open to traffic
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1986
Taylor's Ford Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Bowstring through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Nolen Avenue, southeast of Independence
Open to pedestrians only
Originally built 1872 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. on Main Street in Independence; relocated here in 1891
265th Street Bridge (Butler County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Parker Pony truss bridge over Freddeke Creek on 265th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1955
Rockwell City Bridge (Calhoun County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 6 votes
Abandoned marsh arch bridge over Lake Creek
Abandoned
Built 1915, abandoned in the 1980s
Field Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 5 votes
Pinned half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Small Stream on Field
Open to private traffic
Built 1895
7th Avenue Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Arch bridge over Willow Creek on E-W 7th Avenue N in Clear Lake
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Charles City Suspension Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Suspension bridge over Cedar River on a pedestrian trail at the end of Clark Street in Charles City
Destroyed by flash flood; Removed from NRHS on 01/08/2009; new cable-stayed suspension bridge open on 25 October, 2010
Built 1906; destroyed by flash flooding on June 8, 2008
Rockford Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Two-span open-spandrel arch bridge over Shell Rock River on E. Main Avenue in Rockford
Replaced
Built 1922; Replaced by a really ugly slab bridge in 2014
Sherman's Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Sherman's Creek on Grove Street
Open to traffic
UP - Jordan Avenue Overpass (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Jordan Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898
Oakland Mills Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Skunk River on Pedestrian trail (formerly county road) at Oakland Mills State Park
Open to pedestrians
Built in 1876; converted to pedestrian bridge in the 1970s and became part of the state park
Geode Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Saunder's Branch on Path
Open to pedestrians
Built 1933
BNSF - Skunk River Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 6 votes
Pratt deck truss bridge over Skunk River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1899
Big Bear Creek Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on Old IA 21 in Victor
Closed to all traffic
Built 1918
East Line Street Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Beer Creek on East Line Street in Monmouth
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1902
Sutliff Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 11 votes
Three span through truss bridge over Cedar River on CR F14
One span destroyed by flooding June 2008 - Restored summer 2012
Built 1897-98; destroyed by flooding June 13, 2008, Restored summer 2012
Branch of Old Man Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 4 votes
Deck arch bridge over Branch of Old Man Creek on Sw Naples Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1997
Hoover Trail - Unamed Stream Stone Culvert (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Unamed Stream on Hoover Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1890
DM&E - Iowa River Bridge (Tyson Spur) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 12 votes
Lost Parker through truss over Iowa River on former Iowa Beef Packers (Tyson Foods) spur line
Bridge removed
Built 1894, Approach Collapsed 2008, removed completely 2014
Hoover Trail - 40th Street Overpass (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 14 votes
Abandoned Stone Arch Bridge over 40th Street and Unamed Branch of Honey Creek on Hoover Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1886
Yarnell Avenue Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Lost pratt through truss bridge over North Skunk River on Yarnell Avenue
Removed between 2012 and 2013. May have collapsed beforehand. Support/abutments remain
Tama Lincoln Highway Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 9 votes
Concrete slab bridge over Mud Creek on 5th Street E in Tama
Open to traffic
Built 1915 by Paul Kingsley
Hawk Drive Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Coppers Creek on Hawk Drive
Closed to all traffic
Built 1906
Maple Mill Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 4 votes
Lost through truss bridge over English River on Fir Avenue
Destroyed by flooding as of 3/10/2016
Built 1896
Moneek Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 4 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge
Open to pedestrians
Built ca. 1872. Relocated to Castalia City Park ca. 1993
Eureka Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over land, it is displayed on flat ground in Castalia
Open to pedestrians
Built 1872; Relocated to City Park, Castalia, Iowa 1995
220th Street Bridge (Adams County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over East Nodaway River on 220th Street in Corning
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Hartley Drive Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 5 votes
Through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Hartley Drive
Open to snowmobiles only.
Built 1914 by the Clinton Bridge & Iron Works
Monsrud Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 9 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Paint Creek on Swebakken Road, now resides in Yellow River State Forest
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1887 by the King Bridge Co.
BN - Chariton River Bridge (Old Channel) (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over old Chariton River channel on former Burlington Northern (ex-CB&Q) railroad.
Demolished
Abandoned and removed ca. 1981
Kate Shelley High Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 14 votes
Deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on Union Pacific Railroad west of Boone
Bypassed
Built 1899-1901, bypassed in 2007-09
Fontana Park Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
3-pin timber arch bridge over Otter Creek on 125th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1997
Teilbur Bridge (Clay County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on 240th Avenue/470th Street east of US 71
Open to one-lane traffic with a weight limit
Built 1907 by the Clinton Bridge & Iron Works, rebuilt in 1991 after an accident destroyed the south approach span.
Garnavillo Township Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Stream on 250th Street
Closed to all traffic
Built 1902
MacArthur Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Lost Bridge over Mississippi River on US 34 in Burlington
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1916-17; Replaced 1994
Okoboji Bridge (Dickinson County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 4 votes
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Little Sioux River on 180th Avenue
Knocked off its foundation by flooding in 2011. Bridge taken out of the river and is currently sitting at the end of a dead-end road. Future unknown.
Built in 1909 over the strait between West and East Okoboji Lakes, replaced in 1926 but the truss span was relocated to its present spot.
Waddell Pony Truss Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 4 votes
Kingpost pony truss bridge over Frog Holow Creek on Path off Ivy Road
Open to pedestrians only
Fish Creek Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Pinned Pratt truss-leg bedstead bridge, formerly over a branch of Fish Creek on a local road
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1894, moved and restored 2002
Greencastle Avenue Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 8 votes
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Greencastle Avenue
Abandoned
Built 1922; Abandoned 1992
CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (S) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 9 votes
Quadrangular Lattice through truss & Warren through truss bridge over Iowa River on CRandIC Railway
Open to traffic
Built ca 1901
Landis Road Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Landis Road
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Fremont Mill Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Relocated bowstring through truss bridge in Central Park, east of Anamosa
Open to pedestrians
Built 1873 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; relocated 1985
Bertram Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 8 votes
Rare double-intersection Pratt through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Bertram Road in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic
Built 1876; rehabilitated 1987
Big Creek Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 5 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Creek on Big Creek Road in Bertram
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1891, rehabilitated in 1929
DM&E - Foster Viaduct #2 (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Soap Creek on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1937-38
3 Rivers Trail - Keystone Bridge (Pocahontas County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge over Crooked Creek on railroad
Open to pedestrians only
RI - East Nishnabotna River Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over East Nishnabotna River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1880
McIntyre Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 8 votes
Bowstring through truss bridge formerly over North Skunk River in Milgrove Access Wildlife Area
Destroyed by flooding in 2010, salvageable and awaiting restoration by Workin' Bridges.
Built 1883 by the King Bridge Co.; closed to traffic in 1989; collapsed during flooding in 2010; parts restored awaiting to be reerected.
Arsenal Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 6 votes
Baltimore through truss bridge over Mississippi River on 2 lanes of traffic and 2 rail lines in Davenport
Open to traffic
Built 1896, Rehabilitated 1983 & 1997
Crooked Creek Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Crooked Creek on Orange Avenue
Closed to all traffic
Built 1895
Gilliece Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 10 votes
Bowstring through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Cattle Creek Road
Open to one-lane traffic
Built 1874 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Upper Bluffton Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 13 votes
Through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on W. Ravine Road
Queenpost span is relocated to a nearby property to be used as a driveway; through truss span was scrapped.
Built 1878 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated in 2001; closed to traffic in 2009; queenpost span now private property, through truss span is gone
Swensrud Refuge Bridge (Worth County, Iowa)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Abandoned road just off Mallard Avenue
Open to pedestrians only
Built ca. 1900
Red Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 7 votes
Timber through truss over Yellow River on Fuel Hollow Road
Abandoned with deck removed
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1948
CN - Drainage Culvert (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Drainage on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic
Mill Creek Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Mill Creek
Abandoned
Built 1889 Abandoned mid 1970's
RI - Rock Creek Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 6 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Rock Creek on former Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1890 by BCR&N, taken over by Rock Island, Abandoned 1940, Partially washed out ca. 1944
Elkader Keystone Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 5 votes
Two-span stone arch bridge over Turkey River on Bridge Street in Elkader
Open to traffic
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1973
Gilroy Rustic Park Arch Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge on Railroad Avenue over Bear Creek
Open to traffic
Holy Family Lane Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Catfish Creek on Holy Family Lane (Closed to traffic)
Closed to all traffic
Built 1912
CN - Dubuque Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Mississippi River crossing on BNSF Railway, Canadian National Railway in Dubuque
Open to railroad traffic
Most spans and piers built 1900, with the swing span being built 1892, approach spans being rebuilt 2012/2013 with heavier chords
Bergfeld Pond Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Bergfeld Pond at Bergfeld Park on Pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only
Built as part of Dubuque Bridge in 1872, relocated to Whitewater Creek Drive in 1898, dismantled and relocated to present site in 2007
Lima Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Volga River on Heron Road
Bypassed
Bypassed 1979
Brushy Creek Bridge (Guthrie County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Brushy Creek on Kopeck Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1976
Marsh Arch Bridge (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Pony arch bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on CR P14
Open to traffic
Built 1916 by the Marsh Engineering Co.
35th Street Overpass (Lee County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 10 votes
Whipple through truss bridge over BNSF Fort Madison Yard on 35th Street in Fort Madison, Iowa
Open to traffic
Bloomington Road (Lincoln Highway) Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 6 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Big Creek on Bloomington Road, old Lincoln Highway
Demolished
Built 1925
Blaine's Crossing (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Big Creek on Abandoned road (formerly US 151)
Abandoned
Built around 1910, made obsolete when the Hwy. 151 bypass bridge was built in 1965, later abandoned
UP - Drainage Bridge #2 (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Drainage on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Valleyview Trail Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Middle River on Valleyview Trail
In the process of being moved to the city of Winterest to serve as part of a trail over the Cedar Lake spillway.
Built 1911
Otranto Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Abandoned Camelback-Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Big Cedar River on 480th Avenue
Removed
Built 1899
CGW - Osage Stone Arch (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over an Intermittent Stream on Railroad (CGW)
Abandoned
Euclid Avenue Des Moines River Bridge (Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss on Euclid Avenue over Des Moines River
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1906, Replaced 1933
Keigly Branch Suspension Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Wire suspension bridge over Keigly Branch on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
55th Avenue Bridge (Warren County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Riveted Camelback Pratt through truss bridge over Middle River on 55th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1950
RI - Skunk River Bridge (Old) (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Skunk River/Hwy IA1 on former Rock Island RR
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment
Removed 1945 due to track reconstruction project
BNSF - Sioux City Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway in Sioux City
Open to traffic
Built 1982
Boone River Bridge (Wright County, Iowa)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Boone River on Buchanan Avenue
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1912
18th Avenue Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Slab bridge over Drainage on 18th Avenue
Open to traffic
IANR - Beaver Creek Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on Iowa Northern Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1927
280th Street Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Relocated pony truss bridge on the SW 6th Street Liberty Trail in Independence
Open to pedestrians only
Originally built 1898 southwest of Independence on 280th Street; relocated 2004
Cedar Valley Nature Trail - Lime Creek Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Lime Creek on Cedar Valley Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1914
Abandoned C&NW - Winnebago River Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Winnebago River on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Abandoned
Built 1900
State Street Arch Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge over Willow Creek on East State Street
Open to traffic
Built 1903
Adel Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Two-span through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on River Street in Adel
Closed to all traffic
Built 1882 by the King Bridge Co.
The Steel Bridge (Davis County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Soap Creek on Hill Boulevard
Open to traffic
Built 1905
Ellsworth Ranch Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Thatcher through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on 130th Street east of Dolliver
Closed to all traffic
Built 1895 by the King Bridge Co. under the direction of Milo Adams; rehabilitated 1937; closed to traffic 2007
Eldorado Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Turkey River on State Street
Closed to all traffic
Built 1899
Lincoln Highway West Beaver Creek Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Concrete bridge over West Beaver Creek on a local road
Open to traffic
Built 1921
UP - Mud Creek Stone Arch (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Mud Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1882
US65 Iowa River Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
lost deck arch bridge over the Iowa River in Iowa Falls, Iowa
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1967; Replaced 2010
Murray Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on 190th Street, southeast of Bradgate
Open to traffic
Built 1905 by A.H. Austin; rehabilitated 1982; damaged in car wreck during 2004
RI - Crow Creek Arch Bridge (Jefferson County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 8 votes
Stone arch bridge over Crow Creek in Fairfield
Abandoned
Built 1871, abandoned 1946
Kent Park Pratt Half-Hip Pony Truss Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge on a trail at F.W. Kent County Park
Open to pedestrians
Built in 1908 by the Iowa Bridge Company of Des Moines over Buck Creek in Pleasant Valley Township; relocated to Kent Park trail.
Wapsipinicon State Park Bridge #2 (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Dutch Creek on Upper Park Road
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Corbett's Mill Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Abandoned Road in Scotch Grove
Destroyed by flooding Saturday July 24, 2010
Built 1871; Bypassed by a new road in 1958 and passed into private ownership.
Cedar River Trail - Ely Road Overpass (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 9 votes
Stone arch bridge on the Cedar River Trail over Ely Road in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic
Built 1887
Red Bridge Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Red Bridge Road
Open to traffic
Rehabilitated 1988
Bever Park Arch Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Small Stream on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only
MILW - Goose Creek Bridge (W) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Abandoned closed spandrel arch bridge over Goose Creek on Abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1908
CGW - Mousehole (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 6 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Railroad Street on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Removed Summer of 2015
Built 1906
UP - Lockman Trestle (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 5 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over 147th ST/Miller Creek branch on former UP RR by the old town of Lockman.
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Built 1925, abandoned early 2000s
Pilot Grove Park Bridge (Montgomery County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Relocated bowstring pony truss bridge in Pilot Grove County Park
Open to pedestrians
Built 1876 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; relocated 1968
High Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 10 votes
Lost Cantilevered Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge upriver.
Built 1891; Collapsed in 1899; Collapsed in again in 1956; Demolished in 1973
MILW - Cone Lake Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cone Lake on Railroad
Collapsed
Built 1911, Collapsed 1912 due to the sinking of pier #4
Lincoln Highway/Jefferson Highway Colo Interchange (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Over Us 65 on Co Rd E-41 (old Lincoln Highway)
Open to traffic
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1976
Bentonsport Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1882, removed from vehicular service 1985
South River Bridge (Warren County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Lost through truss bridge over South River on Elk Horn Street
Removed after the bridge collapsed in 2012
Built 1928; made obsolete by a new bridge in 1951; later closed to traffic, Collapsed 2012, later removed
Henry Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Scenic River Road
Open to traffic
Built 1911
Ledges Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Des Moines River on IA 164
Destroyed by flooding
Liberty Trail Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over unknown stream on Liberty Trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1870; relocated here in 2000
Baldwin Creek Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Baldwin Creek on Delta Avenue
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1924
West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Abandoned Warren pony truss bridge over West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek on Road
Abandoned
Mosquito Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Mosquito Creek on 255th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built ca. 1880; closed 2009
Field Bridge (Davis County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Bedstead Warren Pony truss bridge over Stream on Field

LIttle Beaver Creek Lincoln Highway Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Stringer bridge over Middle Beaver Creek on 210th Avenue, Original Lincoln Highway
Open to traffic
Built 1915
MoseMann Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Scales Bend Road
Removed
Built 1904; Removed 1959
CRandIC/UP Overpass (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 5 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over UP Railroad on CRandIC Railroad
Open to traffic
UP - Muchakinock Creek Bridge #2 (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Machakinock Creek on Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic
Built 1895
Harvey Island Road Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Four-span wrought-iron through truss bridge over the old channel of the Des Moines River on Harvey Island Road
Open to one-lane traffic on a minimum-maintenance road
Built 1878 by the American Bridge Works. for the CRI&P Railroad; Converted for vehicular use in 1938
Wilcox Game Preserve Covered Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Abandoned town lattice truss bridge over Ravine on Private Road
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1870
UP - Timber Creek Bridge (S) (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Timber Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Muscatine Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on IA 92/IL 92 at Muscatine
Open to traffic
Built 1972; Tolls removed 1987
Saulsbury Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Pinned Pratt through truss over Cedar River on Saulsbury Bridge Recreation Area Fishing Pier
Open to pedestrians
Built 1881; Closed to vehicular traffic 1967; Partially lost in accidental fire March 26 1977; Converted to a fishing pier sometime thereafter
Bennett Viaduct (Webster County, Iowa)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt truss bridge over Des Moines River on South 3rd Street/G Street
Removed but not replaced
Built 1910, Dismantled 1981.
IANR - Mud Creek Stone Arch (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Mud Creek & 59th Street Dr. on Iowa Northern Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1884
Field Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 5 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over Unnamed Creek on Private
Open to livestock; one end appears to have fallen but trusses are intact.
Old Creamery Trail - Stone Culvert (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Stone culvert bridge over Small Stream on Old Creamery Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1894
Wagon Wheel Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 14 votes
Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on 200th Street west of Boone
Remaining spans demolished December 2, 2016
Built 1909; closed to vehicle traffic in 2008 due to flood damage on an approach span; center pier damaged by ice on February 22, 2016 with one span collapsing on March 10, 2016. Remaining spans demolished December 2, 2016.
Green Mill Ford Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Two-span bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Greenmill Avenue, northeast of Janesville
Closed - Walk this one at your own risk
Originally built 1872 as a three-span bridge in Waverly; two spans relocated here in 1902
280th Street Bridge (Butler County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 6 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork Cedar River on 280th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic
Winnebago River Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Arch bridge over Winnebago River on 250th Street in Portland
Open to traffic
Built 1923
Charley Western Trail - Cedar River Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Charley Western Trail
Closed; Arch collapsing
Opened 1910
Island Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Iowa River on path
Open to pedestrians
Deep River Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Deep River on Poweshiek-Iowa Road
Open to traffic
Built 1962
Durow Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 6 votes
Through truss bridge over Blue Creek on Durow Road
Open to traffic
Built in the 1920s at a location 20 miles south of its present spot; relocated here in 1949 to replace a wooden stringer; rehabilitated 1989
RI - Drainage Tube Culvert (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over Drainage on former Rock Island Railroad
Derelict/abandoned 1976
Built sometime between 1900-1909, abandoned 1976
Springville Public Drive Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Concrete culverte bridge over Drainage on Public Drive
Open to traffic
Le Grand Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Concrete deck girder bridge over Backwater of Iowa River
Closed to all traffic
Built 1915
Wapsie-Great Western Line Trail - Wapsipinicon River Tributary Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Unnamed Wapsipinicon River Tributary on Wapsi Great Western Bike Trail
Open to traffic
Built in 1887; relocated to this spot in 1993 and has served the bike trail ever since
Mad Creek Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 11 votes
Arch bridge over Mad Creek on Park Avenue W in Muscatine
Open to traffic
Built 1924
Kirby-Flynn Bridge (Palo Alto County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Newly restored through truss bridge over New Channel West Fork Des Moines River on Brushy Bayou Road
Completely rehabilitated and now open to traffic
Built in 1883; may have been relocated here in 1919 in conjunction with the West Fork Des Moines River rechanneling project
Mill Street Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on Mill Street in Traer
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1911; Replaced 2013
Ten Mile Creek Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Kingpost pony truss bridge relocated to Trout Run Trail in Decorah
Open to pedestrians for trail use
Built ca. 1895
Military Road Bridge (Older) (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Rolling Prairie Trail - Shell Rock River Bridge (Butler County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Shell Rock River on Rolling Prairie Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1900, abandoned for rail usage 1998, subsequently converted to trail usage, severely damaged by arson 2008, reopened 2011
IANR/DM&E - Winnebago River Bridge (Portland) (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Winnebago River on DM&E RR
Open to traffic
Built August 1908
BNSF - Burlington Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railway in Burlington
Replaced by a new bridge 2011-2012
Built 1893; Replaced 2011-2012.
UP - Armstrong Rail Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Deck truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on Union Pacific Railroad
Closed
Built 1931, Rebuilt 1992
UP - Small Stream Arch Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Small Stream on UP Railroad
Open
Abandoned Lincoln Highway West Beaver Creek Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 5 votes
Concrete Slab bridge over West Beaver Creek on Lincoln Highway
Abandoned
Built 1915
Coal Bank Hill Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Iowa River on Abandoned Road
Privately Owned
Built 1919 by the Des Moines B&I Co. to replace an earlier 1881 span.
IA175 Eldora Viaduct (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1913, Rehabilitated 1964, Replaced 1984
South Skunk River Bridge (Jasper County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over South Skunk River on 126th Avenue
Demolished in 2014. New concrete bridge opened in 2015.
Built 1899; Demolished 2014
IA1 Iowa River Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Three-span arch bridge over Iowa River on North/Eastbound IA 1/Burlington Street in Iowa City
Open to traffic
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1986
Benton Street Bridge (Old) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Benton Street in Iowa City
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1949; Demolished 1989; Replaced 1990
Centennial Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Iowa Avenue
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1876, replaced 1916.
MILW - Oxford Junction Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Lost Truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Removed
Built ?; Abandoned 8/12/40; Removed ca. 1941
Old Keokuk-Hamilton Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Keokuk Junction Railway
Open to rail traffic only. The upper deck on the Iowa side has been converted to an observation deck; the upper deck on the Illinois side is closed to traffic. Roadway traffic has been shifted to the 1985 beam span to the southwest of the bridge
Built in 1917, Roadway deck Service Discontinued 1985
UP - Small Stream Arch (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Small stream on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1905
County Line Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Pony truss bridge over Long Creek on County Line Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1893 by the Gillette-Herzog Manufacturing Co.
Bonnie Doon Crossing (Lyon County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on Grant Avenue
Abandoned
Quarry Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on 3 Bridges Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1885
Pine Creek Grist Mill Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Pine Creek in Wild Cat Den State Park
Open to pedestrians
Built 1878 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Gedney Lake Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 7 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Gedney Lake on Former alignment of 231st Street
Open to Pedestrians
CD&M - Pine Creek Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on Abandoned Railroad (CDM)
Removed
Built 1912, Removed 1938
Centennial Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Steel through arch bridge over the Mississippi River on US 67 between Davenport and Rock Island
Open to traffic
Completed July 12, 1940; rehabilitated 1996; tolls removed May 2, 2003
UP - Keigly Creek Stone Arch (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Keigly Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
UP - Clear Creek Stone Arch (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 10 votes
Stone culvert bridge over Clear Creek on Union Pacific Railroad within Pammel Woods
Open to traffic
Built 1898
UP - W. Indian Creek Bridge (S) (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1913
Chambers Ford Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 5 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on 380th Street
Closed to all traffic with portions of the deck damaged
Built 1890 & 1903; rehabilitated 1938
Wolf Creek W Avenue Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on W Avenue
Intact but closed to vehicular traffic
Built 1903
Fort Dodge High Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 5 votes
Deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1902 by the Mason City and Fort Dodge Railway, later Chicago Great Western
Ft. Dodge Nature Trail - Lionel Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Rated 89% with 7 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Soldier Creek on Fort Dodge Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1901
Clear Creek Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Clear Creek on Front Street/River Road
Replaced by a new bridge
APNC - Chariton River Bridge (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 4 votes
Warren through truss bridge on APNC RR over Chariton River.
Open to traffic
Built 1945
CN - Tiny Trestle (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 8 votes
Timber stringer bridge over drainage ditch on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1946
FDDM - Des Moines River Bridge (Old) (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Fort Dodge, Des Moines, & Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1903; Replaced 1915
2nd Street Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 6 votes
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on 2nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1968
IANR - Shell Rock River Bridge (Clarksville) (Butler County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Iowa Northern Railroad just south of Clarksville and 0.3 miles east of IA Hwy. 188 Bridge
Open to traffic
Trusses built 1921; DPGs built 1902
Old IA979 Cedar River Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Haunched steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on Old IA 979
Open to traffic
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1985
Ironwood Road Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Three-span pony truss bridge over Turkey River on Ironwood Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1965
Main Street Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Cedar River on Main Street in Charles City
Open to traffic
Built 1909 replacing a two-span through truss bridge built in the 1880s.
CN - Oak Avenue Overpass (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 5 votes
Concrete Arch bridge on CN Railroad over Oak Avenue in Webster City
Open to traffic
Built 1902
IARR - Iowa River Bridge (Steamboat Rock) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Girder bridge over Iowa River on Iowa River Rail Trail (Planned)
Abandoned
Built 1926, abandoned 2012
Big Bear Creek Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 6 votes
Through truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on 160th Street
Derelict/abandoned
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1955
D&ME/UP Overpass (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over DM&E Railroad on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1917
IANR - Culvert (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 5 votes
Stone culvert bridge over Drainage on IANR
Open to traffic
Stanley Mill Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Lost Whipple hrough truss bridge over Iowa river on Stanley Mill Road
Destroyed by collision
Built by the county in 1884; Lost during an ice jam in 1984
DM&E - Foster Viaduct #3 (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Boyd Branch on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1937-38
RI - Lick Creek Bridge (Kilbourne) (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 7 votes
Abandoned quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Lick Creek on former Rock Island Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980, rails removed and partially salvaged early 1980s
Spring Hill Bridge (Warren County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Lost parker through truss bridge over Middle River on a local road
This bridge was removed entirely sometime in 2012.
Built 1906; removed 2012
FDDM - Shady Oak Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Pratt deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on former Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad at Shady Oak
Removed
Built 1907; Timber trestle replaced by DPGs 1922; Removed ca 1983
Lawrence Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Closed pony truss bridge over Little Turkey River on 330th Avenue in Jackson Junction
Closed to thru traffic; privately owned
Built 1880 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
CN - Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 6 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Waspinicon River on Candian National Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1914
Thunder Bridge (Clay County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on 355th Street (Thunder Bridge Road) just off 4th Street in Spencer
Open to one-lane traffic
Built 1905
UP - Clinton Bridge (West Channel) (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Through truss swing bridge over Mississippi River on Union Pacific RR (formerly Chicago & North Western RR)

Built 1908-9; Caught fire 1958,
CNW - Clinton Bridge (West Channel) (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1865; Reconstructed 1874; Drawspan replaced 1887; A few spans replaced in 1898; replaced by a new bridge in 1908
Beaver Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on V Avenue
Removed but not replaced
Built ca. 1890; rehabilitated 1974; demolished 2013
325th Street Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on 325th Street
Abandoned; hunters still walk this bridge
Built ca. 1920
Philipps Mill Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Winnebago River on CSAH B-47
Replaced by a new bridge
Built in 1878 to replace a two-span bowstring arch bridge; replaced in 1958
RRVT - Raccoon River Bridge (Near Jefferson) (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Raccoon River on Raccoon River Trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1902
UP - Little Sioux River Bridge (Harrison County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 4 votes
Lattice through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on UP Railroad
Open to traffic
North Fork Maquoketa River Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over North Fork Maquoketa River on 60th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1900
Kent Park Bowstring Arch Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 5 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge on a trail at F.W. Kent County Park
Open to pedestrians
Built in the 1870's over a tributary of Old Man's Creek in Liberty Township on Dane Road this bridge was moved to F.W. Kent Park in the late 1990's
Shaw Road Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Two-span through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Shaw Road
Open to traffic
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1954
Ely's Stone Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Wet Creek on Stone Bridge Road
Open to traffic
Built 1893
Roseman Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 4 votes
Covered bridge over Middle River next to CR G47
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1883; rehabilitated 1992
Wabash Des Moines River Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Three-span through truss bridge over Des Moines River on 216th Place; south approach rebuilt 1943 with I-beam stringers
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1882 for the Wabash Railroad; rehabilitated for vehicular traffic
UP - Eddyville Rail Bridge (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River & Muchakinock Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
First Bridge built 1870, second built 1884, this one built ca. 1926, approach washed out and filled in 1964
6th Avenue Bridge (Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Des Moines River on 6th Avenue
Collapsed
Built 1907, Collapsed 1965, Replaced 1966
UP - Bridge #173.17 (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Stone culvert bridge over Intermittent Stream on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898
Williams Creek Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Williams Creek on CR W55 (Wayland Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1936
130th Street Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 5 votes
Slab bridge over Small Stream on 130th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Herring Viaduct (Webster County, Iowa)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over Des Moines River and B Avenue on Kenyon Road in Ft. Dodge
Open to traffic
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1977
Luzerne Street Overpass (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Lost pony truss bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad on Luzerne Street in Luzerne
No longer exists
Replaced 2004
Cedar Valley Nature Trail - McFarlane Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 7 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Cedar Valley Nature Trail
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1912
Beaver Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 6 votes
Arch bridge over Beaver Creek on 210th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1999
Boone Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1928; replaced 2000
CGW - Cedar River Bridge (N, Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Lost Thacher through truss bridge over Cedar River on Chicago Great Western Railway in Waverly
Collapsed
Built 1880; Collapsed 1914 during replacement
Pedestrian Arch Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Small Stream on Sidewalk
Open to pedestrians only
Stewart Avenue Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Arch bridge over Winnebago River on North Carolina Avenue in Mason City
Open to traffic
Built 1914; rehabilitated 2003
Beaver Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Beaver Creek on 180th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1945
IAIS - Sugar Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Sugar Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic
Driveway Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Concrete deck girder bridge over Small Stream on Driveway (former 140th Avenue)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1907; Replaced 2016
Coulee Creek Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Culvert bridge over Coulee Creek on C14
Open to traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1967
200th Street Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over Wapsipinicion River on 200th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1904
Butler Bridge (Old) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Iowa River on Dubuque Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1991
French Creek Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 11 votes
Masonry Arch bridge over French Creek on Avenue D in Fort Madison
Demolished
Built 1900; closed 2010; demolished 2013
Nugents Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Nugents Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1990; Replaced 2014
Abandoned RI - Stone Culvert (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Abandoned stone culvert bridge over Small Stream on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Little Rock River Bridge (Lyon County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Little Rock River on 250th Street
Open to traffic
UP - Miller Creek Bridge #6 (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Branch of Miller Creek on former UP RR
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Abandoned early 2000s
South Branch Salt Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over South Branch Salt Creek on U Avenue
Closed to all traffic
Built 1907
Davis Creek Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Pony truss bridge over Davis Creek on Quince Avenue
Removed but not replaced
Built 1904; Washed into stream and county removed
Freeport Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 86% with 10 votes
Relocated bowstring through truss bridge at Trout Run Park in Decorah
Open to pedestrians only
Originally built 1878 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. over Upper Iowa River on a county road; relocated 1989
UP - Webb High Bridge (Clay County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Abandoned double-intersection warren deck truss bridge over Little Sioux River on former Union Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Built 1900
Gateway Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Suspension bridge over Mississippi River on US 30 at Clinton
Open to traffic
Built 1956
218th Street Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Plum Creek on 218th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1915, Replaced by a UCEB in 2013
UP - Briggs Woods Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Deck truss bridge over Boone River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1903
Green Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over a branch of English River on now abandoned Mm Avenue
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1963
Devils Run Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Lost Pony truss bridge over Devils Run on I Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1968; replaced 2015
IAIS - South Skunk River Bridge (Jasper County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Warren Through Truss Bridge over South Skunk River on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1900, approaches replaced about 1980
Bridgeport Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Skunk River on Old Quarry Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1904, Closed 1984
Apple Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Apple Creek on Washington Street
Open to traffic
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1976
Queens Avenue Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Lost through truss bridge over North Skunk River on Queens Avenue
Destroyed by flooding 2012-2013; Currently in a heap 100 yards down stream from original location
UP - Miller Creek Bridge #5 (Monroe County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Branch of Miller Creek on former UP RR
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Abandoned early 2000s
Abandoned CBQ - Branch Red Oak Creek Arch Bridge (Montgomery County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Abandoned Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Branch Red Oak Creek on Abandoned Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1879, Abandoned 1903
Akron Bridge (Plymouth County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Birdland Park Drive Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Stone faced concrete arch bridge over Birdland Lagoon on Birdland Park Drive
Open to traffic
Built 1930
Dinkey Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 8 votes
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad (former Ames and College Railroad) in Ames
Demolished
Built ca 1920, Demolished in 2010
Lundy Bridge (Warren County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over Middle River on a local road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1950
DM&E - 3rd Street Overpass (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over 3rd Street on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1955
Adair Viaduct (Adair County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Three-span open-spandrel arch bridge over the IAIS Railroad on 5th Street (IA 925) in Adair
Open to traffic
Built 1923
CN - Prairie Creek Trestle (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 4 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Praire Creek and drainage ditch on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
IANR - Spring Creek Stone Arch (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Spring Creek on Iowa Northern Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1886
CN - Cedar River Bridge (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Deck arch bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1902
Nishnabotna River Bridge (Crawford County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Nishnabotna Creek on 300th Street near Manilla
Open to traffic
Built 1945
UP - East Branch Boyer River Bridge (Crawford County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Quadrangular Lattice Through Truss Bridge over Boyer River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1902
Dutch Lane Road Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Timber stringer bridge over CN Railroad on Dutch Lane Road
Open to traffic
Lincoln Highway Culvert (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Small Stream on CR E53
Open to traffic
Kent Park High Truss Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge on a trail at F.W. Kent County Park
Open to pedestrians
Built in 1902 over Old Man's Creek at Maier Road near Iowa City, moved to this location in 2003 and after some alterations, put into place on the trail.
Kent Park Half-Hip Pony Truss Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 4 votes
Pony truss bridge on a trail at F.W. Kent County Park
Open to pedestrians
Abandoned RI - Stone Culvert (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Abandoned stone culvert bridge over Small creek on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Our Mother of Sorrows Grotto Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Pond on Walkway at Mount Mercy College
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1929; Restoration 1980 & 2014
Old IA99 Wapello Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Old IA 99
Open to traffic
Built 1948
Horn's Ferry Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Des Moines River near the Red Rock Dam on 198th Place
Collapsed
Built in 1881, Two spans lost to flooding in 1929, Partially collapsed on 31 August 1992, Converted to observation decks shortly thereafter.
Fairmount Park Bridge #1 (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Pratt half-pony truss bridge over Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Co. on Road
Removed
Black Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on 360th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1972
Bunker Mill Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 8 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over English River on Nutmeg Avenue
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1887; M-frame portal bracing was added to the Town Lattice portal bracing in 1909.; closed to traffic in 2003, damaged by arson in 2013, later purchased by private group with plans to restore it.
Bolson Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on 143rd Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1924; Rehabilitated 1974
210th Street Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 5 votes
Bridge over Beaver Creek on 210th street
Open to traffic
CNW - Linwood Cemetery Arch Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge over Honey Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1881
CN - Buffalo Creek Trestle (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 5 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Buffalo Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1952
150th Street Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Rock Creek on 150th Street
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920
Lincoln Highway Mississippi River Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Lincoln Highway/US 30 in Clinton
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1891, lost in 1975
Hawkeye Creek Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Hawkeye Creek on Hawkeye Road
Open to traffic
Built 1910 by the Clinton Bridge & Iron Works
Johnson Street Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Ralston Creek on Johnson Street
Open to traffic
Built 1930
IAIS - Ralston Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 4 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Ralston Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Heins Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over East Blue Creek on Heins Road
Open to traffic
Built 1921
Clanton Creek Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Clanton Creek on CR R35 (Bevington Park Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1932
2nd Street Bridge (Older) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mad Creek on 2nd Street
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1884; Replaced 1917
Owens Covered Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 6 votes
Howe through truss bridge over Branch of Yeader Creek on a pedestrain path in Lake Easter Park
Open to pedestrians
Built 1887 over North River; Relocated to Lake Easter Park,
CGW - Des Moines River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 8 votes
Lost abandoned Pratt Truss Bridge over Des Moines River
Last of the four spans demolished on 11 September 2013.
Built 1887, closed to railroad traffic in 2001; purchased by the city in 2002 for future trail usage, demolished in 2013
Court Avenue Bridge (3rd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Lost Post through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Court Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1871, replaced 1917
Kiwanis Bridge (Sioux County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Two-span through truss bridge over Rock River on Kiwians Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1912, converted to pedestrian use by the Kiwanis Club
Skunk River Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 11 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Skunk River on (Vacated) 255th Street in Ames
Abandoned
Built 1876; moved here 1916; rehabilitated 1974; abandoned 1990
UP - W. Indian Creek Bridge (N) (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 4 votes
Stone Arch bridge over West Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
Salt Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on 285th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1935
Abandoned Pony Truss (Wright County, Iowa)
Rated 83% with 4 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge
Abandoned
CNW - Honey Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Honey Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Built 1902, Replaced 1930
CN - Malone Creek Trestle (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Timber stringer bridge over intermitent tributary of Malone Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
Cascade Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 6 votes
Deck truss bridge over Cascade Ravine on S. Main Street in Burlington
Closed in September 2008
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1960
UP - Estherville Railroad Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Deck truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on the Union Pacific Railroad in Estherville
Open to traffic
Built 1894
UP - Boyer River Bridge (Near Missouri Valley) (Harrison County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 4 votes
Quadrangular Lattice Through truss bridge over Boyer River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
IAIS - Big Bear Creek Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 7 votes
Quadrangular Through Truss over Big Bear Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1901
IANR - Cedar River Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 5 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1905; Deck plate girder added 1960; One 1905 through plate girder destroyed by derailment in 1970 and replaced with a timber trestle; Timber trestle replaced with a precast concrete trestle 2014
Klondike Bridge (Lyon County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 5 votes
Through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on 180th Street southeast of Sioux Falls
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1913-15 by the Western Bridge and Construction Co. of Omaha. Bypassed by modern bridge in 1977.
The Bridge to Nowhere (Madison County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 4 votes
It's a bridge in the middle of a field
Open to pedestrians
Heart of Iowa Trail - Hoy Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 8 votes
Arch bridge over Clear Creek on Heart of Iowa Trail
Open to pedestrians on Heart of Iowa Trail
Built 1912; Abandoned ca. 1982; Converted to trail 2003
Moscow Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on River Street
Removed
Built 1885; Removed 1942
Center Street Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 4 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Des Moines River on Pedestrian and bicycle trail at the Principal River Walk
Open to pedestrians and bikes only
Built in 2010 as part of the Principal River Walk trail network along the Des Moines River
BNSF - Des Moines River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 4 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Des Moines River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1968 as part of the Red Rock Lake Project
Abandoned Mud Creek Pony Truss (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on Abandoned Hancock Street
Abandoned
16th Street Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 6 votes
Lost pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on 16th Street in Ames
Replaced, one span lays abandoned in a field on west side of waterway, span on the east side of the waterway removed from field in 2015
Built 1958; rehabilitated 1974; replaced 2007; spans appear to have been scrapped in 2015
West Fork Crooked Creek Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Lost Warren pony truss bridge on CSAH G38
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1928; Lost 2010
Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 4 votes
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on E Bennington Road
Open to traffic
Built 1945
CN - Cedar River Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railway in Cedar Falls
Open to traffic
Built 1899
Finley Avenue Lime Creek Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Lime Creek on Finley Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Motor Mill Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Turkey River on Galaxy Road
Destroyed by flooding in 2008; replica spans now in place and open to traffic
Built 1899, One span destroyed by flooding in 1991, the other in 2008. Replica spans installed in late 2012
CN - Iowa Falls Rail Crossing (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Deck arch bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1903
IANR - Drainage Tube Culvert (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 7 votes
Culvert bridge over Unnamed Drainage Stream on IANR
Open
Built in 1906
Squaw Creek Park Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Bridge over Branch of Squaw Creek on Ski Lodge Road
Open to traffic
Built 1926 when the Lincoln Highway was rerouted
Oak Creek Drive Arch Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Oak Creek on Oak Creek Drive NE
Open to traffic
Built 1993
RI - East Branch Blue Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Lost Bridge over East Branch Blue Creek on Railroad (RI)
Removed
Abandoned and removed ca 1976
RI - Columbus Junction Railroad Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1895; Replaced 1910
Brush Creek Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Brush Creek on Private Road?
Abandoned
Quarry closed the old road. Bridge sits unused.
Beaver Creek Bridge (Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Beaver Creek on Beaver Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1914, Replaced 1958
East Branch Salt Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Lost Pony truss bridge over East Branch Salt Creek on CR E29 (230th Street)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1914; replaced 2014
RI - Eldon Rail Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 5 votes
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Des Moines River/ CR J12 (River Road) on former Rock Island RR
Demolished with piers and abutments remaining
Built 1916, abandoned and removed 1983
DM&E - Des Moines River Bridge (West Channel) (Wapello County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on DM&E/CP RR
Open to traffic
Built 1911;
North Fork Long Creek Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Queenpost pony truss bridge over North Fork Long Creek on Quince Avenue
Closed to all traffic
Built 1903
DM&E - Castalia Overpass (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 4 votes
Steel stringer bridge over U.S. 52 on DM&E
Open to traffic
Built 1932
UP - Eagle Creek Bridge (Wright County, Iowa)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Eagle Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1901 by Chicago Northwestern
Victor Avenue Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over South Fork Maquoketa River on Victor Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1911
RI - Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Independence) (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 4 votes
Lost DPG Bridge with timber stringer approaches over Wapsipinicon River on former Rock Island RR
Removed but not replaced
Removed 1976?
M&StL - Little Sioux River Bridge (Spencer) (Clay County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge
Removed 1936
IAIS - Raccoon River Bridge (Booneville) (Dallas County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 8 votes
Quadrangular lattice truss bridge over Racoon River on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
CN - Maquoketa River Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over North Fork Maquoketa River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1969
Fox Road Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 5 votes
Through truss bridge over Volga River on a local road
Open to traffic
Built 1882, Relocated Here 1897
Wildwood Park Arch Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Sherman's Creek on Golf cart path
Open to pedestrians only
One of two remaining bridges in the park built in 1944/1945 by German POWs
Ruggles' Ford Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Winnebago River on Road
No longer exists
Built 1874; Replaced 1925?
Eureka Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Arch bridge over Raccoon River on a local road
Open to traffic
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1923; Due for major renovation
Lincoln Highway Head Memorial Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Buttrick Creek on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1914, Replaced 1956
Iowa Falls Swinging Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Suspension bridge over Iowa River on path
Open to pedestrians
Built 1897, Rebuilt/rehabbed in 1909, 1925, 1956,, & 1989
Castle Bridge (Ida County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Wire suspension bridge over Odebolt Creek on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1971
North Bridge (Old) (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Iowa River on Ll Avenue/Court Avenue
Replaced
Stone City Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Stone City Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1881; Replaced 1971
Field Entrance Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Sybil Creek on a Former alignment of IA 38
Open to traffic.
Matsell Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Plate girder bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Matsell Park Road
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Ink Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Concrete slab bridge over Drainage on Ink Road
Open to traffic
Gipple's Quarry Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Buffington Creek on V Avenue
Closed to all traffic
Built 1893
J Avenue Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Otter Creek on J Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920
DM&E - Columbus Junction Railroad Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1910, Spans Replaced Due to Flooding at Unknown Times
IA92 Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Iowa River on IA92
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1937; Replaced 1985
Harmon Tunnel (Madison County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 7 votes
Tunnel under backbone ridge on Pammel Park Rd
Open to traffic
Originally bored to carry a flume 1858, Widened for road use 1925; Rehabilitated 1982
Rock Valley Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost Marsh arch bridge over North Timber Creek on Shady Oaks Road, Old Lincoln Highway
Lost
Built 1918; Demolished circa 2000
West Branch Indian Creek Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on 610th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1984
Wolf Creek M Avenue Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Wolf Creek on M Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1915
Village Creek Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Village Creek on a local road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1946; replaced 2015
North Fork Long Creek Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over North Fork Long Creek on 200th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1929
IC - Des Moines River Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1891; Final truss span removed in the mid 1990s
Phelps Park Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Ravine on Pedestrian Pathway
Replaced by a new bridge
Union Trail - Little Sioux River Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on the Union Bridge Trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1887, 1881 Span Added 1911, Partially Removed Ca. 1999; Converted to Trail 2006
540th Street Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad on 540th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1946
B&SV - Bass Point High Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 9 votes
Deck girder bridge over Bass Point Creek on Boone & Scenic Valley (former FtDDM&S) Railroad northeast of Logansport
Open to traffic
Built 1913
9th Avenue SW Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Small Stream on 9th Avenue SW
Open to traffic
Park Drive Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Small Stream on Park Drive
Open to traffic
210th Street Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on 210th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1964
RI - Field Road Stone Arch (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Field Road on Abandoned Rock Island Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned in 1980
West Auburn Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Whipple through truss bridge over Little Turkey River on Bn Road near West Union
Replaced by bridge on new alignment but left standing.Can be seen from the new bridge.
Built 1881; bypassed by a new bridge in 1996 but left standing.
HH Avenue Old Mans Creek Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Old Mans Creek on HH Avenue
Open to traffic; Posted 3 ton limit
Iowa Memorial Union Footbridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Cantilevered deck plate girder over Iowa River on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to traffic
Built 1934; Fountain added onto the East end in 1936 to commemorate the class of 1936.
Dubuque Street NE Culvert #1 (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Unnamed Stream on Dubuque Street NE
Open to traffic
Czech Village Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Stringer bridge over Cedar River on 16th Avenue in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic
Built 1989
Driveway Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over East Otter Creek on Driveway
Open to private traffic
West Cemetery Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Concrete deck girder bridge over Oscar Creek on West Cemetery Road
Open to traffic
Built 1917
Buffalo Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Drainage on Buffalo Road
Intact but closed to all traffic; Road Closed to all traffic
Minerva Creek Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Minerva Creek on Jessup Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920
IARR - Iowa River Bridge (Albion) (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 4 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Iowa River on Iowa River Rail Trail (Planned)
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1900, abandoned 2012
SW 63rd Street Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Raccoon River
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1894'; Replaced 1964
Hubbell Arch Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Steel arch bridge over Interstate 235 on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only
Built 2005
UP - North Skunk River Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 4 votes
Warren Through Truss Bridge over North Skunk River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
LeGrand Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Iowa River on Abbott Avenue, piers remain
Destroyed in 2008 flooding
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1930 Lost in flooding in 2008
Keosauqua Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Des Moines River on IA 1 in Keosauqua
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1939, Replaced 2007
Bremer Avenue Bridge (Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Bremer Avenue/Railroad (WCF&N)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1899; Replaced 1950
Hayes Street Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Otter Creek on Hayes Street in Hazleton
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Malone Creek Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Malone Creek on 195th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1925
BNSF - Manning Viaduct (Carroll County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 6 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Center Street, West Nishnabota River & removed CGW
Open to traffic
Built 1913
CN - Beaver Creek Trestle (Prairie Bridges Park) (Franklin County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Beaver Creek on former North Central Railway Authority
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed
Abandoned 2014
SW 520th Street Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on SW 520th Street
Open to traffic
Rehabilitated 1989
US218 McAllister Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Abandoned concrete deck girder bridge over McAlllister Creek on Old US218
Inundated
Abandoned 1956
Buffalo Creek Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Through Truss Bridge over Buffalo Creek on State Property
Open to authorized state personnel
MILW - Indian Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Planned extension of the Lindale Trail
Abandoned
Built 1915
IANR - Oak Creek Bridge #1 (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 4 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Oak Creek on Railroad (IANR)
Open
Little Big Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Little Big Creek on 5th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1915
Troy Mills Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Troy Mills Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1887; replaced 1950
IA70 Iowa River Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Iowa River on IA 70
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1989
MILW - Muscatine Slough Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Abandoned stringer bridge over Muscatine Slough on Railroad
Abandoned
DMU - Raccoon River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 5 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Raccoon River on Railroad
Removed
Removed 2005
18th Street Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 4 votes
Parker through truss over Raccoon River on 18th Street (Now renamed Fleur Drive.)
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1936
DM&E - Natural Stream Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Natural Stream on Railroad
Open to traffic
Swinging Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 7 votes
Bridge over South Skunk River on Pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1936
Wolf Creek C Avenue Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Wolf Creek on C Avenue
Demolished and replaced 2016
Built 1916; Replaced 2016
Chelsea Lincoln Highway Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Lost steel stringer bridge over Otter Creek on CH V18 (Original Lincoln Highway)
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1928, Closed 2006, Demolished and replaced 2007
RI - County Road W55/Wayland Road Overpass (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 78% with 5 votes
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over County Road W55/Wayland Road on former Rock Island RR
Demolished with one abutment remaining
Built 1945, abandoned and removed 1983
Stone Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge over Pease Creek on trail
Open to pedestrians
Built ca. 1933
Lovers Lane Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Abandoned pony truss bridge
Derelict/abandoned
270th Street Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Crooked Creek on 270th Street
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1960
Lincoln Highway Calamus Creek Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Calamus Creek on 235th Street (former Lincoln Highway)
Closed to all traffic
Built 1921
UP - Iowa Falls Rail Crossing (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Pony plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Union Pacific Railroad in Iowa Falls
Open to traffic
Built 1913, Approaches Added 1941
Long Bridge (Ida County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maple River on 1st Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1913
East Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Main Street
Removed
Morehead Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over South Fork Maquoketa River on 74th Street
Open to traffic
Built or relocated 1982
Kent Park Roof Truss Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Roof truss bowstring bridge on a trail at F.W. Kent County Park
Open to pedestrians
Old IA99 Oakville Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on CR X99
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1947
Minerva Creek Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Concrete stringer bridge over Minerva Creek on Local
Open to traffic
Built 1917
McKeown Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lord's Ferry Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1879; Replaced 1951
IAIS - Ashworth Park Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 6 votes
Warren Through Truss bridge over Trail and Walnut Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1897
George Washington Carver Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 6 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Racoon River on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
Open to traffic
Built 2005
IAIS - Little Fourmile Creek Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Little Fourmile Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic
Keigley Branch Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 6 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Keigley Branch on 550th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1913 by Koss Construction Co. under the guidance of Conde B. McCullough
UP - 6th Street Overpass (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 7 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over 6th Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
UP - 500th Avenue Overpass (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over 500th Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1941
Salt Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Salt Creek on 340th Street
Open to traffic
NBI shows 1982 date
CNW - Little Sioux River Bridge (Correctionville) (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on Railroad
Removed
Big Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Marsh Arch bridge over Big Creek on 320th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1917
IANR - River Street Overpass (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over River Street/CRB20 on Iowa Northern Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1948
Chestnut Ford Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Zook Spur Road/145th Lane
Removed but not replaced
Built 1900, Removed 1975(?)
JewEllsworth Trail - South Skunk River Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over South Skunk River on JewEllsworth Trail
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1904, Abandoned 2006, Opened to Pedestrians November 2016
Canal Street Bridge (Harrison County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Willow River on Canal Street in Missouri Valley
Open to traffic
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1967
Olin Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1877, Replaced ???
1st Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 4 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on First Avenue (Business US 151/IA 922) in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic
Built 1920; reconstructed 1964
Twelfth Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Five-span open-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on 12th Avenue in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic
Built 1974
IA920 Branch Blue Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Slab bridge over Branch Blue Creek on Franklin Street
Open to traffic
Built 1930
UP - Drainage Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 4 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Drainage on Railroad
Open to traffic
Monkey Run Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Arch bridge over Monkey Run on Walnut Street in Columbus Junction
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Inter-Urban Trail Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 7 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Interurban Trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1905, Abandoned 1982; Converted to trail use 1998, repaired 2012
UP - IA415 Overpass (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 5 votes
Steel Stringer Bridge over IA-415 (2nd Ave) on Union Pacific Railroad (Ex DCI)
Open to traffic
Built 1942
IAIS - 4th Street Overpass (Scott County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Subdivided Warren Through truss bridge on Iowa Interstate Railroad over 4th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1928
UP - Lincoln Highway Overpass (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Bridge over E-41 (The Lincoln Highway) on Union Pacific Double Mainline (Formerly Chicago & North Western Railway)
Open to traffic
Built 1918 (according to stamp on abutment, plate says 1917)
Welch Avenue College Creek Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 5 votes
Arch bridge over College Creek on Welch Avenue on Iowa State University Campus
Open to traffic
Built 1911
Veenker Memorial Golf Course Suspension Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 6 votes
Wire suspension bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf cart path
Replaced by an ugly MOB
Built 1938; Cable failed & bridge removed November 2014; Replaced April 2015
UP - South Skunk River Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Skunk River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899, Collapsed and Rebuilt Unknown Date
Heart of Iowa Trail - Rock Creek Arch Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Rock Creek on the Heart of Iowa Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1912; Abandoned ca. 1982; Converted to trail 2003
Shell Rock River Bridge (Old) (Worth County, Iowa)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Shell Rock River on 4th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1914, Replaced 1986
D&W - Wapsi Backwaters Trestle (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 4 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Old Wapsinicon River Channel on D&W Railroad
Open to traffic
CGW/CNW Overpass (Carroll County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 4 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago Great Western Railway on Chicago Great Western Railway
Removed
Removed 1977
180th Street Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek(West) on 180th Street in Welton
Closed to all traffic
Built 1949
CN - 3rd Avenue Overpass (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Rigid frame bridge over 3rd Avenue NW on CN Railroad
Open to traffic
Blood Run Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Blood Run Creek on Oak Avenue north of Livermore
Destroyed by collision; road later abandoned
Built 1901 by the Marshalltown Bridge & Iron Works; destroyed 2003 in car accident
North English River Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over North English River on Gg Avenue
Open to traffic; Level B (Enter at your own risk) Road
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1965
Eden Valley County Refuge Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 3 votes
Wire suspension bridge over Bear Creek on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only
BNSF - Des Moines River Bridge (S) (Lee County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1903
Main Street Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 4 votes
Lost Bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca.1880 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company, Replaced 1957
180th Street Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over South Skunk River on 180th Street Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1974; replaced 2011
Given Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 3 votes
Lost Pony truss bridge over Given Creek on K Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced in 2014
Jefferson Street Viaduct (Wapello County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on Jefferson Street in Ottumwa
Open to traffic
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1984
RI - Skunk River Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Rated 75% with 4 votes
Lost DPG Bridge over Skunk River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed with piers and abutments remaining
Built 1943, abandoned and removed 1983
Mud Creek Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on 325th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1953
IA150 Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Four-span concrete arch bridge over the Wapsipinicon River on IA 150 in Independence
Open to traffic
Built 1927 by the Miller-Taylor Construction Co. of Waterloo, Iowa; rehabilitated 1999
Charles Avenue Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek on Charles Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1925
UP - West Beaver Creek Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Beaver Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Old Man's Creek Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Old Man's Creek on 265th Street
Open to traffic
NBI showns built 1967 but looks older
Davison Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on 212th Avenue
Open to traffic
NBI says built 1958
Kent Park Pony Truss Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge on a trail at F.W. Kent County Park
Open to pedestrians
Built ca. 1920
McCloud Run Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 4 votes
Steel stringer bridge over McCloud Run on McCloud Place NE
Open to traffic
CN - Railroad Street Overpass (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Bridge over Railroad Street on Railroad (CN)
Open to traffic
Hoover Trail - Unnamed Branch of Honey Creek Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Unamed Branch of Honey Creek on the Hoover Trail.
Open to pedestrians only
Moved here after 1980
Soper's Mill Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 4 votes
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over South Skunk River
Destroyed by flood
Built on September 1, 1876 near Sopers Mill, lost to flooding on June 17th, 1996
UP - Horse Tunnel (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 3 votes
Tunnel under railroad on sidewalk on Iowa State University Campus
Open to pedestrians only
380th Street Salt Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Salt Creek on 380th Street
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920
Cornelia Lake Bridge (Wright County, Iowa)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over inlet of Cornelia Lake on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1877, replaced 1986, Moved to present location
Ledges State Park Low Water Crossings #1-6 (Boone County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 4 votes
Slab bridge(s) on Canyon Road (250th Street)
Open to traffic
Built 1941
Lime Creek Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Lime Creek on 270th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1904
Crooked Creek Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Crooked Creek on 290th Street (County F44)
Open to traffic
Built 1923
Beaver Channel Parkway Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on Channel Parkway in Clinton
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1960
Lincoln Highway Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Two-span pony plate girder bridge over Wapsipinicon River on 235th Street (former Lincoln Highway)
Open to one-lane traffic
Built ca. 1930
UP - Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Wapsi Oaks Calamus Creek Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over Calamus Creek on Wapsi Oaks Entrance Road
Open to traffic
Built 1911
CB&Q - Grand River Bridge (Old) (Decatur County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Grand River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1879; Replaced 19XX
Great Lake Spine Trail - Lake Okoboji Bridge (Dickinson County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Strait between East and West Lake Oboji on formerly a railroad line between Spirit Lake and Milford, now a bike trail in Okoboji
Open to pedestrians
Built ca. 1890 as a swing bridge, swing span became fixed span ca. 1920, became part of the bike trail network in 1995 linking Milford and Spirit Lake
Ballards' Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over English River on former Nn Avenue
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1964
Velvetleaf Avenue Overpass (Jefferson County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Girder bridge over Over Bnsf Rr on Velvetleaf Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1934
DM&E - Pine Creek Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 4 votes
Deck girder bridge over Pine Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic
Scott Avenue Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 5 votes
Arch bridge over Des Moines River on Scott Avenue in Des Moines
Open to traffic
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1981
South Skunk River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over South Skunk River on 158th Avenue (158th Ave)
Open to traffic
Built 1928
Squaw Creek Park Trail Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 6 votes
Lost through Plate Girder bridge over Squaw Creek on Trail
Replaced by a MOB
Built 1917, Abandoned & converted to trail use in 1984, Damaged by ice in 2009., Damaged by floodwaters in 2010 & Closed, Replaced in November 2012
Knoll Road Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 15 votes
Concrete rigid frame bridge over College Creek on Knoll Road on Iowa State University Campus
Open to traffic
Built 2004
Rock Creek Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Lost pony truss bridge over Rock Creek on 155th Avenue in Ottumwa
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2014
Railroad Street Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge on Railroad Street
Open to private traffic
Trolley Car Trail - Trolley Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 6 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Hackett Road on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1916
Victor Avenue RR Overpass (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 4 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Canadian National Railway on Victor Avenue
Open to traffic
Branch Clear Creek Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Clear Creek on Charles Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920
Harts Mill Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Harts Mill Creek on Harts Mill Road
No longer exists
RI - Soap Creek Bridge (Davis County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Lost Subdivided warren through truss bridge over Soap Creek on former Rock Island Railroad
Piers and abutments remaining
Abandoned and removed 1983
DM&E - Red Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Catfish Creek on Railroad
Replaced by a TPG in 2012
Built 1896 Lost 2012
UP - Boone River Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Boone River on Union Pacific Railroad in Webster City
Open to traffic
Built 1901 for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad
3 Rivers Trail - Gotch Park Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on the Three Rivers Bike Trail at Gotch Park near Humboldt
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only
Built 1899, converted for trail use in 1991
IAIS - Capitol Street Overpass (Johnson County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Capitol Street on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Fort Madison Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 4 votes
Toll double-decker through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River on IA 2/IL 9/BNSF Railroad at Fort Madison
Open to traffic
Built 1927
76th Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Small stream on 76th Avenue SW
Open to traffic
CRandIC - Squaw Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Abandoned slab bridge over Squaw Creek on Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway
Abandoned
Built 1913; Abandoned ca. 1928
325th Street Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 5 votes
Arch bridge over Calamus Creek on 325th Street in Maxwell
Open to traffic
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1920
Wolf Creek J Avenue Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Wolf Creek on J Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Old Creamery Trail - Chickenman Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Small Stream on Old Creamery Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Rehabilitated for pedestrian use 2002
Cedar Valley Nature Trail - Evansdale Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Path
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1912; Converted for trail use in 1984; Replaced 2011
CN - Pine Creek Trestle (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 7 votes
Concrete stringer bridge over Pine Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
Built 2005, replaced earlier timber stringer
Quasqueton Avenue Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Small Stream on Quasqueton Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1936
320th Street Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Middle Branch Wapsinonoc Creek on 320th Street
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
320th Street Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek on 320th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1955
CGW - West Branch Beaverdam Creek Trestle (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over West Branch Beaverdam Creek on Planned Rail-Trail
Abandoned
Albany Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Volga River on Hill Road
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1907
IA57 Overpass (Hardin County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Illinois Central Railroad on IA57 / Old US 20 in Ackley
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1932, Removed April 2013
Price Creek Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Price Creek on CR W20 (T Avenue)
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1940
BNSF - Sugar Creek Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 4 votes
Baltimore through truss bridge over Devil's Creek/Sugar Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1924
Green Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 4 votes
Three-span through truss bridge over Raccoon River on SW 5th Street in Des Moines
To be restored. Project to proceed in 2016 with the bridge to be reopened in late 2016.
Built 1898; closed to traffic in 1993; rehabilitated 1998 for pedestrian usage
Red Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 6 votes
Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Des Moines River on Principal Riverwalk
Currently being raised 4 feet
Built 1891; One truss span lost due to collision with a shifted flatcar load 1945; Abandoned in 1995; Converted to trail use in 2006; Raised 2016-17
Clive Greenbelt Trail - Walnut Creek Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Pony plate girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Bear Creek Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on 230th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1946
Coon Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Coon Creek on First Street in Traer
Open to traffic
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1986