UP County E41 Bridge (State Center)

I-Beam Bridge over County Road E41 (Lincoln Highway)
State Center, Marshall County, Iowa

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Name UP County E41 Bridge (State Center)
Built By Chicago & North Western Railway
Contractor American Bridge Company of New York
Currently Owned By Union Pacific Railroad
Length 93 Feet Total, 31 Foot Spans
Width 2 Tracks
Height Above Ground 14 Feet 5 Inches
Superstructure Type I-Beam
Substructure Type Steel Tower and Concrete
Date Built 1934
Traffic Count 75 Trains/Day (Estimated)
Current Status In Use
UP Bridge Number 166.16
Significance Local Significance
Documentation Date October 2016 and January 2022
A brief history of the Chicago & North Western Iowa Division mainline, now part of the Overland Route:


This standard I-Beam bridge crosses County Road E41 (Lincoln Highway) in State Center. The road was formerly US-30.
Built in approximately 1934, the bridge was a standard design for grade separated crossings along this line.
Today, the bridge continues to carry traffic over the road.
Overall, the bridge remains in good condition.

The author has ranked the bridge as being locally significant, due to the common design.
The photo above is an overview. The bridge can be accessed from the road below.


Source Type


Build Date 1992 National Bridge Inventory
Railroad Line History Source ICC Valuation Information, Compiled by Richard S. Steele

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