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Bobtown Bridge

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The bridge this entry is for is in the background

/bh51838/ is the bridge in the foreground.

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Hawkeye Avenue
Location
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1876; Replaced 1919
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Hawkeye Avenue Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51265, -94.20359   (decimal degrees)
42°30'46" N, 94°12'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/401124/4707399 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Dodge North
Inventory number
BH 67918 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2015: Updated by Luke: Merged info from the replacement bridge's HAER document.
  • June 2, 2015: Added by Luke

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke