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Knoll Road Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #399935

Map 

Description 

Historically called "Dairy Bridge" due to it's proximity to the original Dairy Building, which is now called East Hall.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over College Creek on Knoll Road/Union Drive
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1916; Replaced 2004
Builders
- Anamosa State Penitentiary Convicts of Anamosa, Iowa (Erection)
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
East Bridge
Dairy Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02463, -93.64350   (decimal degrees)
42°01'29" N, 93°38'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/446727/4652711 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames West
Inventory number
BH 57414 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder, imagery, and historical name
  • December 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed road name
  • November 4, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added build date from historical PDF
  • July 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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