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Plunger Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Plunger Creek on 150th Street
Location
Adair County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1961; removed 2006
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43155, -94.26101   (decimal degrees)
41°25'54" N, 94°15'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/394640/4587432 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stuart South
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 30 W., Sec. 35
Inventory numbers
IA 57710 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12756 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Adair County, Iowa (49)
Built 1961 (215)
Built during 1960s (1,906)
Iowa (6,177)
Lost (22,106)
Lost 2006 (341)
Lost during 2000s (4,027)
Owned by county (19,990)
Pony truss (15,664)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,580)
Structurally deficient (15,908)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,964)
Truss (31,117)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2014: Updated by Kevin Skow: Changed bridge status based on Google Earth imagery
  • April 3, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com