Wapello County

180th Street Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Competine Creek on 180th Street
Open to traffic
225th Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Girder bridge over North Avery Creek on 225th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1920
28th Street Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Chippewa Creek on 28th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1925
63rd Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Unnamed Tributary of the Des Moines River on 63rd Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1930
85th Street Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Honey Creek on 85th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1910
Bear Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Branch Des Moines River on a local road
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Bear Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge on Formerly 170 Ave
Looks like the west end is leaning into the bridge.
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
Built 1898; Removed as part of project to relocate river channel in 1950s or 1960s.
BNSF - Brick Row Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Brick Row on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1900
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
Built 1903; Replaced 2002
BNSF - May Street Overpass   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over May Street on BNSF Railway
Removed
BNSF - South Avery Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over South Avery Creek on Railroad (BNSF)
Open to traffic
BNSF - Sugar Creek Arch Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sugar Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Brush Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Brush Creek on 15th Street
Open
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]
Lost pony truss bridge over Buckeye Creek on 100th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1920; replaced 2014
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on CR H31 (Bladensburg Road)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2006
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]
Lost pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 118th Avenue
Removed but not replaced
Built ca. 1930; removed 2014
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 163rd Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 80th Avenue (80th Ave)
Removed but not replaced
Built 1915; removed 2014
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 March 4th 1949, Replaced 1951
Chippewa Creek Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Chippewa Creek on 42nd Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1910
Competine Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Competine Creek on Wapello Keokuk Road
Replaced by a culvert
Built 1948
Competine Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Competine Creek on 25th Avenue
Removed but not replaced
Built ca. 1910; removed 2014
Crybaby Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on 100th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1936 Replaced 2006
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 - Arrison Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Timber stringer bridge over Arrison Street on Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic
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 DM&E/CP RR
Open to traffic
Built 1911;
DM&E - Harrows Branch Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Timber stringer bridge over Harrows Branch & Harrows Street on Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic
Eddyville Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt 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
Green Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Green Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1870; Washed out 1872
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 Cedar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Cedar Creek on 110th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1930
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]
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]
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on Little Soap Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2012
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 ca. 1910; replaced 1940
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
Unknown
Market Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1892; Replaced 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
MILW - Millrace Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Millrace on Railroad (CB&Q)
Removed
N&W - Village Creek Bridge   [Map]
Whipple through truss bridge over Village Creek on Norfolk & Western Railway
Converted to four-wheeler/pedestrian usage by private owner
Built 1885 in Missouri; Erected here 1916; Bridge abandoned 1982; Sold to local land owner & converted ??
Old US34 Sugar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned bridge over Sugar Creek on Old US 34 Alignment
Abandoned
Built ca. 1910
Old US63 Overpass   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Wabash Railroad on Old Hwy 63
Replaced by a fill once railroad removed
Removed account of line abandonment 1982
Ottumwa Wabash Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss pedestrian bridge over Des Moines River on former Wabash RR in Ottumwa
Open to pedestrians/bicycles
Built 1888, North span of the bridge collapsed February 13, 1973; Converted into a pedestrian bridge 2007
Power Plant Road Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Middle Avery Creek on Power Plant Road
Ray Street Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Drainage ditch on Ray Street
Open to traffic
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1950
RI - Chippewa Creek Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Chippewa Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
RI - Chippewa Trestle   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unnamed creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
RI - Cliffland Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over unknown creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Open
Abandoned for rail usage 1980, converted to covered bridge by private owner
RI - Comstock Branch Trestle   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over branch of Comstock Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
RI - Comstock Creek Trestle   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Comstock Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Demolished due to Hwy 63 four lane project
Abandoned 1980, removed ca. 2000
RI - Creek Trestle   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unknown creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
RI - Creek Trestle #2   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unknown creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
RI - Ditch Trestle   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over ditch on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
RI - Drainage Trestle   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over field drainage ditch on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
RI - Eldon Rail Bridge   [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 and removed 1983
RI - Eldon Rail Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1895; Replaced 1916
RI - Field Trestle   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
RI - Harrows Branch Trestle   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Harrows Branch on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Demolished
Abandoned and removed ca. 1980
RI - Little Trestle   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over ditch on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Demolished
Abandoned and removed ca. 1980
RI - Sugar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sugar Creek on former Rock Island RR
Demolished
Adanoned and removed ca. 1980
RI - Twomile Creek Trestle   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Twomile Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned 1980
Richland Road Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed creek on Richland Road
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Rock Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Rock Creek on 155th Avenue in Ottumwa
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2014
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
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; Replaced 2012
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
Spring Creek Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Spring Creek on 180th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1920
Village Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Village Creek on a local road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1946; replaced 2015
Village Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Village Creek on a local road
No longer exists
Replaced 2000
Village Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Village Creek on Point Isabelle Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1958; replaced 2013
Vine Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Vine Street
Removed but not replaced
Built 1898; Removed 1980
Wabash - Little Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Little Soap Creek on former N&W/Wabash RR
Demolished
Removed account of line abandonment 1982
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2206.5   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Copperhead Rd. on Wabash, later N&W RR
Removed between 1950 & 1960, account of Copperhead Rd. realignment
Built 1954
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2213   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W RR
Removed 1982 account of line abandonment
Built 1937
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2217   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W RR
Removed 1982 account of line abandonment
Built 1952
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2220   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W RR
Removed 1982 account of line abandonment
Built 1955
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2221   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W RR
Removed 1982 account of line abandonment
Built 1954
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2224A   [Map]
Lost pile trestle over Des Moines River channel on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Demolished between 1960-1970 account of US Hwy. 34 project
Original bridge at this location built 1898; removed between 1960-1970 account of US Hwy. 34 project
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2225   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown tributary to old channel of Des Moines River on Wabash Railroad
Removed account of "South Ottumwa Extension" line abandonment
Built 1893
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2227 - Kettle Creek   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Kettle Creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished account of line abandonment
Demolished 1908 when the "South Ottumwa Extension" of the Wabash Railroad 16th Dist. was taken out
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2231 - Bear Creek   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Bear Creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished account of line abandonment
Demolished 1908 when the "South Ottumwa Extension" of the Wabash Railroad 16th Dist. was taken out
Wildwood Park Bridge   [Map]
Lost bridge over Unnamed Stream on West Finley Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 2015
Wolf Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Wolf Creek on CR H25 (Dahlonega Road)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1900