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Sunfish Slough Bridge
US-30 Mississippi River Crossing At Clinton
Clinton, Iowa

Sunfish Slough Bridge

• Structure ID: NBI 000098010629721.
• Location: River Mile 518.1.
• River Elevation: 572 Feet.
• Highway: US-30.
• Daily Traffic Count: 11,700 (2003).
• Bridge Type: Steel Girder Concrete Deck.
• Length: 444 Feet, 75 Foot Longest Span.
• Width: 40 Feet, 2 Lanes.
• Navigation Channel Width: Non-Navigable.
• Height Above Water: Unknown.
• Date Built: Opened 1999.
Sunfish Slough is a channel on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River. This bridge is relatively new, having been built in 1999. It replaced the June 1956 steel trestle, which replaced an 1892 wooden trestle. The June 1956 bridge was nearly 3 times longer than this structure. The remainder was replaced with an earthen causeway.

Sunfish Slough Bridge

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