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Nodaway River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Kevin Skow in August 2015

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BH Photo #335923

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Nodaway River on Brown Avenue
Location
Adair County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1946; rehabilitated 1993; Abandoned 2009
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss with riveted connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 143.1 ft.
Total length: 184.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.16039, -94.67611   (decimal degrees)
41°09'37" N, 94°40'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/359376/4557915 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bridgewater
Land survey
T. 74 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 32
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
45
Inventory numbers
IA 55490 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12751 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 19, 2015: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • September 21, 2014: Updated by Luke: Updated status per forum comment
  • January 27, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Pratt through truss
  • April 3, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Nodaway River Bridge
Posted September 21, 2014, by Kevin Skow (weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The bridge has been abandoned since around 2009.