Quarry Bridge

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Quarry Bridge
Quarry Bridge 1.jpg
Quarry Bridge
Quarry Bridge is located in Iowa
Quarry Bridge
Quarry Bridge is located in the US
Quarry Bridge
Location County Road I-4 over the Iowa River
Nearest city Quarry, Iowa
Coordinates 42°1′35″N 92°48′29″W / 42.02639°N 92.80806°W / 42.02639; -92.80806Coordinates: 42°1′35″N 92°48′29″W / 42.02639°N 92.80806°W / 42.02639; -92.80806
Built 1885
Architect King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Architectural style Pin-connected Whipple through truss
NRHP reference # 98000498[1]
Added to NRHP May 15, 1998

The Quarry Bridge is located near Quarry, Iowa in Marshall County, Iowa. The bridge is also called the Iowa River Bridge. It was built in 1885 and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1998.

Quarry Bridge over the Iowa River

The superstructure of the bridge was fabricated by the King Iron Bridge Company of Cleveland, Ohio. The builders completed the bridge in September 1885 at a cost of $3,295.[2] The total length of the bridge is 149.9 feet (45.7 m). The deck width is 16.1 feet (4.9 m). The vertical clearance above the deck is 14.2 feet (4.3 m).[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Historic Bridges of Iowa". Iowa Dept. of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  3. ^ "Quarry Bridge". Bridgehunter.com. Retrieved 2011-09-07.