Black Hawk Bridge
Cantilever truss bridge
|Function / usage:||
|Built:||1929 - 1931|
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA, North America
|Coordinates:||43° 21' 55.00" N 91° 12' 52.00" W|
|main span||199 m|
|total length||497 m|
|main bridge||total length||343 m|
|5 March 1929||
The groundbreaking ceremony for the towers is held.
|17 June 1931||
The bridge is dedicated and opened to traffic as a toll bridge. It is the first passenger bridge to join Iowa and Wisconsin. It is named in honor of native American chieftain Black Hawk of the Sac and Fox Indians.
Relevant Web Sites
- HAER: Black Hawk Bridge, Spanning Mississippi River at State Highway 9, Lansing, Allamakee County, IA
- The Bridges And Structures Of The Upper Mississippi River: Black Hawk Bridge
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