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Lake Foster Bridge

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Iowa Falls Historical Society

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BH Photo #467797

Map 

Street View 

Description 

"A new Foster Bridge was built across Elk Run in 1925" - http://www.iafalls.com/historic/automobile.html

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Elk Run on River Road in Iowa Falls
Location
Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Builder
- Welden Brothers Construction Co. of Iowa Falls, Iowa
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Elk Run Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.52704, -93.27519   (decimal degrees)
42°31'37" N, 93°16'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/477398/4708332 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa Falls West
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
450
Inventory numbers
IA 6580 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • August 14, 2014: New Street View added by Luke
  • November 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added local name

Sources 

  • Luke