Fort Atkinson, IA - Fort Atkinson Bridge

Point of Interest in Fort Atkinson, IA

The Fort Atkinson Bridge is a historic structure located in Fort Atkinson, Iowa, United States. It spans the Turkey River for 183 feet (56 m). Pratt through truss bridges like its one were used almost exclusively in Iowa for medium spans from the early 1880s to 1913, when state bridge standards were enacted. This bridge was fabricated by the CRM Company, and constructed by D.H. Young of Manchester, Iowa. The 7-panel, pin-connected Pratt through truss is supported by a substructure of timber and concrete. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998

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150th Street over the Turkey River
Fort Atkinson, IA 52144

Winneshiek County, IA

Winneshiek County, IA

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