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F Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Cedar Rapids Gazette December 31, 1972 (Part 1)

Photo taken by Rob Smith

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BH Photo #475616

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on F Avenue
Location
Iowa County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built 1911; Collapsed September 28th, 1972 after the bridge was struck by the upright bed of a county-owned dump truck.
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.74684, -92.20156   (decimal degrees)
41°44'49" N, 92°12'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/566386/4621976 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1911 (826)
Built during 1910s (10,027)
Destroyed by collision (104)
Iowa (6,812)
Iowa County, Iowa (98)
Lost (29,315)
Lost 1972 (107)
Lost during 1970s (971)
Owned by county (21,660)
Pratt through truss (6,148)
Pratt truss (10,430)
Through truss (17,374)
Truss (36,150)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2022: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • July 7, 2020: Updated by Luke: Merged info from already-existing entry
  • July 7, 2020: New photos from Rob Smith

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