Wapsipinicon River Bridge

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IA 150 over Wapsipinicon R., Independence, Iowa

Four-span concrete arch bridge over the Wapsipinicon River on IA 150 in Independence

Photos 

Southwest Facing

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

Map 

Description 

Significant as an unaltered, well preserved four-span, closed spandrel, reinforced concrete arch bridge with original railing that was a standard bridge type designed by the Iowa State Highway Commission during this period. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER IA-77)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 25, 1998
Reference number
98000758
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Concrete spandrel arch
Area of significance
Engineering
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
1926; 1927

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 20, 2011: New photos from J.R. Manning

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