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13th Street South Skunk River Bridge

Photos 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #256912

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over South Skunk River on 13th Street
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Lally column settled during flooding in 1918; Repaired shortly thereafter
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.03438, -93.59404   (decimal degrees)
42°02'04" N, 93°35'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450829/4653764 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames East
Inventory number
BH 49413 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Ames, Iowa (54)
Iowa (5,824)
Lost (18,940)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
South Skunk River (48)
Story County, Iowa (148)
Through truss (12,948)
Truss (29,548)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2016: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: South Skunk
  • July 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Removed 1918 loss date based on caption in the Service Bulletin of the Iowa State Highway Commission Volume 7
  • June 20, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • August 23, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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