Wapello County

Bear Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Branch Des Moines River on a local road
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Blackhawk Bridge (East Channel)   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Blackhawk Street in Ottumwa
Demolished
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1974; lost 2011
Blackhawk Bridge (West Channel)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Blackhawk Road
Demolished
Removed as part of project to relocate river channel in 1950s or 1960s.
BNSF - Four Mile Bridge (New)   [Map]
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Des Moines River on BNSF RR
Open to traffic
Built 2002 replacing an earlier 5 span truss bridge with girder approaches
BNSF - Four Mile Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on BNSF RR
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 2002
BNSF - South Avery Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over South Avery Creek on Railroad (BNSF)
Open to traffic
Brush Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Brush Creek on 15th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930
Brush Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Brush Creek on 200th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Buckeye Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Buckeye Creek on 100th Street
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920
CBQ - Overpass   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over ? on Railroad (CB&Q)
Removed
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on CR H31 (Bladensburg Road)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on CR H31 (Bladensburg Road)
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 118th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 163rd Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 80th Avenue (80th Ave)
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1915
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 98th Avenue
Gone
Built 1900
Chillicothe Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Destroyed by ice jam & replaced by a new bridge
Destroyed by ice jam 1949, Replaced 1951
Competine Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Competine Creek on Wapello Keokuk Road
Replaced by a culvert
Built 1948
Competine Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Competine Creek on 25th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1910
Des Moines River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Des Moines River on Elm Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1951, Replaced by a bridge on a new alignment 2012, Removed 2013
DM&E - Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek Bridge on DM&E/CP RR
Open to traffic
DM&E - Des Moines River Bridge (East Channel)   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Moines River on Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic
DM&E - Des Moines River Bridge (West Channel)   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Eddyville Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Removed
Built 1897, Replaced 1952
Eldon Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge upstream
Built 1893, Replaced 1957
Eldon Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1893
Fudge Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Fudge Creek on 165th Street
Replaced by a new crossing
Built ca. 1900
IA137 Des Moines River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Des Moines River on IA 137
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1952, Replaced 2006
Jefferson Street Viaduct   [Map]
Deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on Jefferson Street in Ottumwa
Open to traffic
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1984
Little Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Cedar Creek on a local road
No longer exists
Replaced 2001
Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on 110th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1980
Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on 100th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1936 Replaced 2006
Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on 90th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1950
Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on CR V17 (Lake Road)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1934; Replaced 2004
Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on Soap Creek Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on 180th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on Little Soap Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on 194th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1958; Replaced 2010
Local Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on a local road
No longer exists
Built 1908; replaced 2000
Local Road Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on a local road
Derelict/abandoned
Market Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1892 Removed 1971
Mars Hill Bridge   [Map]
Bridge over Little Soap Creek on 100th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 2006
MILW - Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on former Milwaukee Road
Demolished
Line abandoned 1979, bridge removed shortly thereafter
RI - Des Moines River Bridge (Eldon)   [Map]
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Des Moines River/ CR J12 (River Road) on former Rock Island RR
Demolished with piers and abutments remaining
Built 1916, abandoned 1980, removed 1983
RI - Des Moines River Bridge (Eldon, Original)   [Map]
Lost Truss bridge over Des Moines River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Line built 1859, replaced 1916
RI - Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Subdivided warren through truss bridge over Soap Creek on former Rock Island Railroad
Piers and abutments remaining
Abandoned in 1980, removed 1983
RI - Sugar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sugar Creek on former Rock Island RR
Demolished
Adanoned and removed ca. 1980
Rock Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Rock Creek on 155th Avenue in Ottumwa
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Rutledge Overpass   [Map]
Timber stringer bridge over Over Iowa Chicago and Eastern Railroad Single Line on 120th Street (local traffic)
Open to traffic
Built 1970
South Avery Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over South Avery Creek on 200th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920
South Avery Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over South Avery Creek on 105th Street
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
South Avery Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over South Avery Creek on CR H35 (87th Street)
No longer exists
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2004
Spring Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek on a local road
Replaced by a new bridge
Village Creek Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Village Creek on a local road
Open to traffic
Built 1946
Village Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Village Creek on a local road
No longer exists
Replaced 2000
Village Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Village Creek on Point Isabelle Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1958
Vine Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Vine Street
Removed but not replaced
Removed 1980
Wabash - Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Little Soap Creek on former N&W/Wabash RR
Demolished
Line abandoned 1982, bridge removed shortly thereafter
Wabash - Village Creek Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned through truss bridge over Village Creek on former Wabash RR
Derelict/abandoned
Bridge abandoned 1982, sold to local land owner??
Wabash Ottumwa Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Pedestrian Traffic including Bicycles in Ottumwa
Open to pedestrians
Built 1882, Turned into a pedestrian bridge 2007
Wolf Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Wolf Creek on CR H25 (Dahlonega Road)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1900