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Curtis Bridge

Photos 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #256827

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Old US218
Location
Curtis, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928; Replaced 1956
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Riveted, Pratt through truss
Also called
Burlington Way Curtis Bridge
Red Ball Route Curtis Bridge
US218 Curtis Bridge
Diagonal Trail Curtis Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.80785, -91.64666   (decimal degrees)
41°48'28" N, 91°38'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/612417/4629326 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Swisher
Inventory number
BH 56670 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 27, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • May 23, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed truss type
  • June 19, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • June 18, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Curtiss Bridge
Posted June 18, 2013, by Don Morrison

So the comment I left in May under http://bridgehunter.com/ia/johnson/bh56192/

proves to be correct.

I couldn't find any info on the Curtiss bridge when I searched for it at that time.