Rating:
3 votes

Dvorak Bridge

Photo 

Courtesy of the Columbus Gazette

BH Photo #487166

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Louisa-Johnson Road
Location
Louisa County, Iowa, and Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1911, Raised 1912; South span washed away by ice gorge June 1918; Repaired 1920; Replaced on a new aligment 1980
Builder
- Iowa Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Tri-County Bridge
Budweiser Bridge
Louisa-Johnson Road Bridge
Gould Bridge
Devorak Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42262, -91.47520   (decimal degrees)
41°25'21" N, 91°28'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/627417/4586795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lone Tree
Inventory number
BH 57629 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

A-frame portal (427)
Built 1911 (799)
Built during 1910s (9,728)
Iowa (6,557)
Iowa Bridge Co. (60)
Iowa River (134)
Johnson County, Iowa (202)
Lally columns (316)
Lost (25,546)
Lost 1980 (97)
Lost during 1980s (1,422)
Louisa County, Iowa (78)
Pin-connected (3,968)
Pratt through truss (5,495)
Pratt truss (9,450)
Through truss (15,364)
Truss (33,275)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2020: Updated by Luke: Noted pinned connections & lally columns
  • December 15, 2019: Updated by Luke: Changed bridge name
  • July 1, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added category "Lally columns"
  • August 7, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added name, moved historica name to Alt names
  • August 15, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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