Crossing the iconic Bertram Bridge

Located in the village of Bertram in southern Linn County, in Iowa, USA, Bertram Bridge is a bridge across the Big Creek river. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

Bertram Bridge

The bridge, also known as Ely Street Bridge, was built in 1891. The weight limit of this one lane bridge is 8 tons. The road over the bridge is called S Ely Street. The whole structure is 208 feet (63 m) and the roadway is 13.5 feet (4 m) wide.