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RI - River Junction Bridge

Photo 

Courtesy of the Iowa City Press Citizen

View this photo at newspapers.com

BH Photo #495517

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad (RI)
Location
River Junction, Johnson County, Iowa, and Washington County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1909-10; Repaired 1933 Abandoned & removed 1939
Builder
- Louisville Bridge & Iron Co. of Louisville, Kentucky
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Through truss
Also called
BCRN - River Junction Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48979, -91.50231   (decimal degrees)
41°29'23" N, 91°30'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/625023/4594213 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Riverside
Inventory number
BH 57802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • August 29, 2013: Added by Luke Harden