University of Iowa

Webster City White Fox Creek Bridge Engineering & Design

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students will provide designs and costs estimates for a pedestrian bridge spanning the White Fox Creek in Webster City.

Webster City is planning for future camping spots at Kendall Young Park, including RV sites, but the only road leading to Kendall Young Park passes under a very narrow and low train bridge. However, Jane Young Road previously had a bridge that crossed White Fox Creek and connected to Kendall Young Road.

The old bridge abutments are still in place. The city had requested assistance with identifying alternatives: whether a new bridge could be built and restored to that road, or have a historical bridge reset and placed.