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Hawkeye Avenue Bridge

Photos 

South Side Of Bridge, View From Downstream

Photo by Hans Muessig, Photographer, May 1985, for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123922

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Des Moines River on E Hawkeye Avenue in Fort Dodge
Location
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1919; Replaced 1987
Builders
- C.H. Reynolds (Engineer)
- Koss Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
"The Hawkeye Avenue Bridge is a well-preserved example of an open spandrel reinforced concrete arch bridge. The bridge was designed by the Fort Dodge City Engineer, C.H. Reynolds, and constructed by Koss Construction Company of Des Moines, Iowa.

"The Mill Rock Bridge was documented by Bennett, Muessig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., Iowa City, Iowa, for the City of Fort Dodge in 1985."

Also called
Third Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51273, -94.20354   (decimal degrees)
42°30'46" N, 94°12'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/401129/4707408 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Dodge North
Inventory number
BH 37425 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER IA-17 - Hawkeye Avenue Open Spandrel Bridge