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US6 Cedar River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Photo provided by Dave Darby

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BH Photo #259052

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cedar River on US 6
Location
Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1930, Replaced 1972
Builders
- A. Olson Construction Co. of Waterloo, Iowa
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.56723, -91.10692   (decimal degrees)
41°34'02" N, 91°06'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/657841/4603458 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilton
Inventory number
BH 57017 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder from Newspapers.com OCR text
  • June 1, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 7, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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US6 Cedar River Bridge (Old)
Posted June 1, 2019, by Luke

An alternate view of the wreck can be found at https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/542216131/