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Janesville Bridge (N)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on West Barrick Road
Location
Janesville, Bremer County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1882, removed 2001 due to structural concerns
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.0 ft.
Total length: 462.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Cedar River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.64949, -92.46635   (decimal degrees)
42°38'58" N, 92°27'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/543743/4722030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waverly
Inventory numbers
IA 6700 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 55773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Lally columns", "Pin-connected", "Wooden deck"
  • March 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected build date and merged NBI data
  • March 11, 2013: Updated by Jason Smith: Renamed and updated information on the bridge. Structure long since gone.
  • March 10, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Janesville Bridge (N)
Posted November 22, 2018, by Ross Brown (bluehavanaross [at] gmail [dot] com)

One span of the bridge collapsed in 1992 after a traffic accident, and the rest was removed in 2001. A pedestrian bridge opened in its place in 2014.