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IAIS - Wisconsin Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Keith Schmidt

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BH Photo #243205

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Wisconsin Avenue on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Builders
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
- Works Progress Administration
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.55875, -90.64892   (decimal degrees)
41°33'32" N, 90°38'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/696057/4603456 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport West
Inventory numbers
IA 3180 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 52375 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder & build date
  • September 27, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 4, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI data.
  • July 27, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • November 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photographs.
  • May 5, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Iowa Interstate Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"

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Comments 

IAIS Wisconsin Avenue Overpass
Posted February 4, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Nice Chinese steam engine!