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DM&E - 2nd Avenue Overpass

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DM&E 2nd Avenue Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2018

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BH Photo #424710

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over 2nd Avenue on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Washington, Washington County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Builders
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
- Massman Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.0 ft.
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Also called
MILW - 2nd Avenue Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30277, -91.69044   (decimal degrees)
41°18'10" N, 91°41'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/609631/4573195 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington
Inventory numbers
IA 11750 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 57579 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • April 20, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 21, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 13, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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