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260th Street Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on 260th Street
Location
Boone County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1895; replaced 1999
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97921, -94.10995   (decimal degrees)
41°58'45" N, 94°06'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/408045/4648064 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Berkley
Land survey
T. 83 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 28
Inventory numbers
IA 77570 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40589 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,744)
Boone County, Iowa (111)
Built 1895 (282)
Built during 1890s (3,029)
Iowa (6,562)
Lost (25,670)
Lost 1999 (442)
Lost during 1990s (4,029)
Replaced by new bridge (17,327)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,483)
Structurally deficient (13,758)
Through truss (15,417)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,630)
Truss (33,357)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS coordinates and added bridge data
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net