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RI - US34 Overpass

Photo 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #341114

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over US 34 on former Rock Island RR
Location
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1945, abandoned and removed 1983
Builders
- Clinton Bridge Works of Clinton, Iowa (Metal Fabricator) [also known as Clinton Bridge & Iron Works]
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Designer)
- Jensen Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Sand Springs, Oklahoma (General Contractor)
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.00652, -91.97203   (decimal degrees)
41°00'23" N, 91°58'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/586445/4539990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairfield North
Inventory number
BH 55272 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • November 9, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • March 31, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • July 28, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Edited Info
  • January 21, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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