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290th Street Bridge

Photo 

Courtesy of the Mason City Globe-Gazette

View this photo at newspapers.com

BH Photo #493823

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Shell Rock River on 290th Street
Location
Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1914; replaced 1998
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 95.1 ft.
Total length: 95.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.18333, -93.05278   (decimal degrees)
43°10'60" N, 93°03'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/495710/4781175 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nora Springs
Land survey
T. 97 N., R. 19 W., Sec. 35
Inventory numbers
IA 106600 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40600 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • May 1, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS and Updated Road Data
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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