Story County

100th Street Bridge   [Map]
Stringer bridge over Bear Creek on 100th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1917
130th Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over South Skunk River on CR E18
No longer exists
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1948; replaced 2000
13th Street South Skunk River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Truss bridge over South Skunk River on 13th Street
Replaced by new bridge
Lally column settled during flooding in 1918; Repaired shortly thereafter
13th Street Squaw Creek Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Squaw Creek on 13th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1947, Replaced 1974
13th Street Squaw Creek Bridge (Original)   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Squaw Creek on 13th Street
Destroyed by collision with ice
Built 1925, Damaged by Ice Jam 1946; Replaced 1947
150th Street Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over South Skunk River on 150th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1920 to replace a lost bridge on the Lincoln Highway, moved here in 1952; rehabilitated 1974
16th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on 16th Street in Ames
Replaced, two spans lay abandoned in a field nearby, removed from field in 2015
Built 1958; rehabilitated 1974; replaced 2007; spans appear to have been scrapped in 2015
170th Street Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over South Skunk River on 170th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1939
180th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over South Skunk River on 180th Street Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1974; replaced 2011
248th Street Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over East Branch Indian Creek on 248th Street
Closed
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1975
265th Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on 265th Street
Relocated
Built 1954; replaced 2005
280th Street Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on 280th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1975
300th Street Bridge   [Map]
Arch bridge over an unnamed creek on 300th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1911
320th Street Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on 320th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1949
325th Street Bridge   [Map]
Arch bridge over Calamus Creek on 325th Street in Maxwell
Open to traffic
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1920
4th Ward Culvert   [Map]
Concrete culvert bridge over College Creek on Presently Unknown Road in Campustown
640th Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over East Branch Indian Creek on 640th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1923; Replaced 2015
6th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over Squaw Creek on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1948; Replaced 2015-6
6th Street Culvert   [Map]
Concrete culvert bridge over College Creek Tributary on 6th Street
Open to traffic
6th Street Overpass (Old)   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Chicago & North Western Railway on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced ca. 1966
730th Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Minerva Creek on 730th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1921
8th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on 8th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1936
Anderson Canoe Access Bridge   [Map]
Concrete Culvert over Small Drainage Creek on Road to Anderson Canoe Access
Open to traffic
Ballard Creek Bridge   [Map]
Warren pony truss bridge over Ballard Creek on 570th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1955
Bear Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on 142nd Street
Open to traffic
Rehabilitated 1962
Bear Creek Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Bear Creek on Road
Replaced
Replaced 1948
Brookside Park Suspension Bridge   [Map]
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Squaw Creek in Ames
Destroyed by flooding in May, 2008.
Destroyed by flooding in May, 2008, Replaced by a MOB in 2009
Calhoun Creek Arch   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Calhoun Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Cambridge Arch Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Ballard Creek on 595th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1911
Cambridge Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1876; Replaced 1916
Cemetary Bridge   [Map]
Concrete culvert over West Branch Indian Creek on Path
Open to pedestrians
CNW - 500th Avenue Overpass   [Map]
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over 500th Avenue on Railroad (CNW)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1899, Replaced 1941
CNW - Field Road Overpass   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Field Road on Railroad (CNW)
Removed but not replaced
Removed after the 1990s aerial imagery, likely after the 1993 floods
CNW - Grand Avenue Overpass (S)   [Map]
Lost pony plate girder bridge over Grand Avenue
Removed
Built 1937; Removed ca. 1985
CNW - Squaw Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on Railroad (CNW)
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1898
CNW - Stange Road Overpass   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Stange Road on Railroad
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1915; Replaced 1962
College Creek Pony Truss   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge on Welch Avenue over College Creek
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1881; Replaced 1911
Dinkey Bridge   [Map]
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
Drainage Ditch #70 Culvert   [Map]
Concrete culvert bridge over Small Stream on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced ca.1969
East Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over East Branch Indian Creek on 295th Street
Open to traffic
Rehabilitated 1958
East Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over East Branch Indian Creek on 220th Street
Open to traffic
Rehabilitated 1974
East Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Arch bridge over East Branch Indian Creek on 260th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1912
East Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over East Branch Indian Creek on 180th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1974
East Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over East Branch Indian Creek on 200th Street
No longer exists
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1974; replaced 2000
East Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over East Branch Indian Creek on 213th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1963
East Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over East Indian Creek on 670th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1915
Farm Field Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge
Used for farm equipment on private land
FDDM - Ballard Creek Tributary Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Ballard Creek Tributary on Fort Dodge, Des Moines, & Southern Railway
Removed
FDDM - College Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Concrete culvert bridge over College Creek on Ames & College Railway
Removed
Built 1917
FDDM - Farm Road Overpass   [Map]
Lost Stringer bridge over Farm Road on Fort Dodge, Des Moines, & Southern Railway
Removed
FDDM - Squaw Creek Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad (former Ames and College Railroad) in Ames
Replaced by new bridge
FDDM - Walnut Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Walnut Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines, & Southern
Removed
Built 1906; Removed ?
FDDM - Zumwalt Station Trestle   [Map]
Timber stringer bridge over Worle Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines, & Southern
No longer exists
Built ca 1906; Removed in the 1980s
FDDM/MILW Overpass   [Map]
Lost Beam bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Fort Dodge, Des Moines, & Southern Railway
Removed
Grant 5 Open Ditch Extension Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Grant 5 Open Ditch Extension on 280th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1974
Hamilton-Story Open Drainage Ditch 1 Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Hardin-Story Drainage Ditch No. 1 on a local road
Open to traffic
Rehabilitated 1974
Hamilton-Story Open Drainage Ditch 1 Culvert   [Map]
Culvert bridge over Hamilton-Story Open Drainage Ditch 1 on 550th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1914; Replaced 2015
Hayward Avenue Culvert   [Map · Street View]
Concrete culvert bridge over College Creek on Hayward Avenue
Open to traffic
Heart of Iowa Trail - Mousehole   [Map]
Box culvert on Heart of Iowa Trail over 597th Avenue
Open to to pedestrians and cyclists
Built 1912
Heart of Iowa Trail - Rock Creek Arch Bridge   [Map · Street View]
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
Hickory Grove Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Indian Creek on 250th Street
Closed due to flood damage
IA210 Branch Wolf Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over a branch of Wolf Creek on IA 210
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1949; replaced 1993
IA210 Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Indian Creek on IA 210
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1955; Replaced 2003
Keigley Branch Bridge   [Map]
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
Keigley Branch Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Keigley Branch on 530th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1917
Keigly Branch Suspension Bridge   [Map]
Wire suspension bridge over Keigly Branch on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Knoll Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over College Creek on Knoll Road on Iowa State University Campus
Open to traffic
Built 2004
Knoll Road Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost stone arch bridge over College Creek on Knoll Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1881; Replaced 2004
Lincoln Highway East Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over East Indian Creek on US 30
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1923, replaced 1973
Lincoln Highway East Indian Creek Viaduct   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1923
Lincoln Highway South Skunk River (Old Channel) Bridge   [Map]
Lost Truss bridge over South Skunk River (old channel) on Lincoln Highway
Destroyed by flood
Lost to flooding in 1918
Lincoln Highway South Skunk River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Truss bridge over South Skunk River on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by new bridge but relocated
Built 1920; moved to 150th Street over the South Skunk River 1952.
Lincoln Highway South Skunk River Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over South Skunk River on Lincoln Highway
Destroyed by flooding
Destroyed by flooding in 1918
Lincoln Highway/Jefferson Highway Colo Interchange   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Over Us 65 on Co Rd E-41 (old Lincoln Highway)
Open to traffic
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1976
Lincoln Way Squaw Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Lincoln Way
Open to traffic
Built 1957
Lincoln Way Squaw Creek Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Squaw Creek on Lincoln Way
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1921, Replaced 1957
Lincoln Way Squaw Creek Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Arch bridge over Squaw Creek on West Lincoln Way (Lincoln Highway)
Destroyed by flood
Built 1908, Lost 1918
Long Dick Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Long Dick Creek on 400th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1956; rehabilitated 1974
Long Dick Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Long Dick Creek on 580th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1964
Long Dick Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Long Dick Creek on 567th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1911
Main Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Grand Ave. (US69) on Main Street
Open to traffic
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1980
McHone Drive Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of Rock Creek on McHone Drive
Abandoned
Built 1918; rehabilitated 1974
MILW - Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Railroad
Removed
Built 1912; Removed 1982
MILW - Indian Creek Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1907, Replaced 1912
MILW - Skunk River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Skunk River on Milwaukee Road
Removed
Built 1912, Removed 1982
MILW - Skunk River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on Railroad (MILW)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1907, Replaced 1912
MILW - Water Street Overpass   [Map]
Lost Slab bridge over Water Street on Railroad (MILW)
Removed
MILW - Wolf Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge
Removed
Built 1912
North Road Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Queenpost pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on North Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ?; Repaired 1893; Replaced 1915
Old 190th Street Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned bridge over Old Channel East Branch Indian Creek on Old Alignment of 190th Street
Abandoned
Onion Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Onion Creek on North Dakota Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1953
Red Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over South Skunk River on road
Destroyed by flood
Lost to flooding in 1918
Rock Creek Bridge   [Map]
Arch bridge over Rock Creek on 675th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1911
Sanitarium Bridge   [Map]
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Indian Creek on 8th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1936
Skunk River Bridge   [Map]
Warren through truss bridge over Skunk River on (Vacated) 255th Street in Ames
Abandoned
Built 1876; moved here 1916; rehabilitated 1974; abandoned 1990
Soper's Mill Bridge   [Map]
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
South 3rd Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned bridge over Trail on South 3rd Avenue
Abandoned
South Duff Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Squaw Creek on South Duff Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1919, Replaced ?
Squaw Creek Footbridge   [Map]
Lost Truss bridge over Squaw Creek on footpath
Destroyed by flooding
Built in 1907 by the Chicago & North Western Railway; Lost to flooding in 1918
Squaw Creek Park Trail Bridge   [Map]
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
Stange Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Squaw Creek on Stange Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1915, Replaced 1965
Story City Arch Bridge   [Map]
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over South Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1952
Swinging Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over South Skunk River on Pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1936
UP - 13th Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 13th Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1981
UP - 3rd Street Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over 3rd Street (County Road S14) on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1936
UP - 500th Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over 500th Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1941
UP - 6th Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over 6th Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
UP - Bridge #109.90   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of East Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1913
UP - Bridge #173.17   [Map]
Stone culvert bridge over Intermittent Stream on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898
UP - Clear Creek Stone Arch   [Map]
Stone culvert bridge over Clear Creek on Union Pacific Railroad within Pammel Woods
Open to traffic
Built 1898
UP - Devils Hollow Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate and deck plate girder bridge over railroad & East Branch Indian Creek on railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899, Extended 1913
UP - East Indian Creek Tributary Bridge   [Map]
Timber stringer bridge over Unamed Tributary of East Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
UP - Grand Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Grand Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1937
UP - Haber Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Concrete slab bridge over Haber Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900, Encased in Concrete At a Later Date
UP - Horse Tunnel   [Map · Street View]
Tunnel under railroad on sidewalk on Iowa State University Campus
Open to pedestrians only
UP - Keigly Creek Stone Arch   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Keigly Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
UP - Lincoln Highway Overpass   [Map · Street View]
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)
UP - Richards Creek Arch   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Richards Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic
UP - South Skunk River Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Skunk River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899, Collapsed and Rebuilt Unknown Date
UP - South Skunk River Bridge (Nevada/DSM Line)   [Map]
Steel pony girder bridge on Union Pacific Railroad over South Skunk River
Open to traffic
Built 1913
UP - Squaw Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck girder bridge twin spans over Squaw Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898 by Lassig Bridge & Iron Works replacing a pony truss bridge, one span replaced later
UP - Stange Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Stange Road on Union Pacific Railroad on Iowa State University Campus
Open to traffic
Built 1962
UP - US65 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over US 65
Open to traffic
Built 1934
UP - W. Indian Creek Bridge (N)   [Map · Street View]
Stone Arch bridge over West Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - W. Indian Creek Bridge (S)   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1913
US69 Walnut Creek Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Walnut Creek on US 69
Open to traffic
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1949
Veenker Memorial Golf Course Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf cart path
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1938
Veenker Memorial Golf Course Low Water Crossing   [Map]
Slab bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf Course Maintenance Road
Open to maintenance vehicles ONLY
Built 1938
Veenker Memorial Golf Course Pony Truss   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf Cart Path
Open to pedestrians
Built 1938
Veenker Memorial Golf Course Suspension Bridge   [Map]
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
Walking Trail Bridge   [Map]
Bridge over South Skunk River on Walking trail
Open to pedestrians only
Walnut Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Walnut Creek on a local road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1911; replaced 1995
Walnut Creek Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Walnut Creek on 560th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1915
Welch Avenue College Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Arch bridge over College Creek on Welch Avenue on Iowa State University Campus
Open to traffic
Built 1911
West Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on a 280th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1916; Replaced 2015
West Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Warren pony truss bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on 640th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1919
West Branch Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on 610th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1984
Wolf Creek Bridge   [Map]
Arch bridge over Wolf Creek on 115th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1940
Worle Creek Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Worle Creek on South Dakota Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1955; Replaced 2010