"BENTONSPORT BRIDGE" Top 5 Page for this destination Iowa Things to Do Tip by mtncorg

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  Looking towards Bentonsport across the bridge
by mtncorg

Built in 1882, this one-lane iron bridge is the oldest standing truss bridge crossing the Des Moines River. It served vehicular traffic until a newer bridge was completed a few years ago a short distance upstream. Today, the bridge ? renovated in the mid 1990?s - serves the occasional pedestrian who wants to wander out and ponder over the rustling waters below.

Phone: 312-592-3579
Website: http://www.bentonsport.com

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 6, 2004
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