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Tavener's Bridge

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Decorah Fifth Ave Bridge

Joy E Hecht

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BH Photo #246923

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Fifth Avenue in Decorah
Location
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913; replaced 2005
Builder
- Federal Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 176.0 ft.
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.4 ft.
Also called
Green Bridge
5th Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.30581, -91.80913   (decimal degrees)
43°18'21" N, 91°48'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/596583/4795464 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decorah
Inventory numbers
IA 3510 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14731 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added alt names
  • January 16, 2013: New photo from Jon Lubke
  • October 9, 2009: Updated by Jason Smith: Parker through truss

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