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US218 Skunk River Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Courtesy of the Fairfield Ledger

View this photo at newspaperarchive.com

BH Photo #448737

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Skunk River on US 218
Location
Henry County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1928; Closed 1962; Removed 1978
Builder
- John Johnson Construction Co. of Buffalo, New York
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89785, -91.55602   (decimal degrees)
40°53'52" N, 91°33'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621630/4528421 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Pleasant
Inventory number
BH 79641 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1928 (1,125)
Built during 1920s (9,519)
Henry County, Iowa (47)
Iowa (6,193)
John Johnson Construction Co. (2)
Lost (22,379)
Lost 1978 (54)
Lost during 1970s (622)
Owned by state (15,157)
Parker through truss (1,242)
Parker truss (1,611)
Skunk River (32)
Through truss (14,075)
Truss (31,263)
US 161 (7)
US 218 (19)

Update Log 

  • May 27, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • December 7, 2017: Added by Luke

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