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IAIS - Lafayette Street Ralston Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Luke in August 2012

BH Photo #256249

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Ralston Creek on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railroad
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Approved 1973; Built 1982
Builder
- North Iowa Contractors, Inc. of Manchester, Iowa
Railroads
- Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway (CRandIC; CIC)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.3 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Also called
IAIS - Ralston Creek Bridge (Lafayette Street)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65222, -91.53195   (decimal degrees)
41°39'08" N, 91°31'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/622241/4612204 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa City West
Inventory number
BH 51081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 3, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • October 18, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 15, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • June 15, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Curved", "Ralston Creek", "Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway"

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