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Lincoln Highway South Skunk River Bridge (Older)

Photo 

Service Bulletin of the Iowa State Highway Commission, Volumes 3-5;

Iowa Department of Transportation

BH Photo #332847

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over South Skunk River on Lincoln Highway
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Destroyed by flooding in 1918
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02284, -93.59566   (decimal degrees)
42°01'22" N, 93°35'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450686/4652483 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 68562 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Ames, Iowa (52)
Arch (11,190)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,602)
Deck arch (10,429)
Destroyed by flood (331)
Iowa (5,781)
Lincoln Highway (137)
Lost (18,649)
Lost 1918 (20)
Lost during 1910s (334)
Owned by state (13,639)
South Skunk River (48)
Story County, Iowa (145)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2016: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: South Skunk
  • July 19, 2015: Added by Luke

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