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Dvorak Bridge

Photo 

Courtesy of the Columbus Gazette

BH Photo #487166

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. (1902-193X) 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)

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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