Bridgeport Bridge

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Old Quarry Rd., Denmark, Iowa

Through truss bridge over Skunk River on Old Quarry Road

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Description 

The main span of this bridge may be the longest pinned truss remaining in Iowa and serves as a well-preserved example of a Pratt truss subtype - the Pennsylvania truss. The bridge is significant for its role in the development of regional transportation in the Lee and Des Moines county area. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER IA-61)

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 15, 1998
Reference number
98000533
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Pennsylvania through truss
Area of significance
Engineering
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1904

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