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Birch Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in June 2019

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BH Photo #451650

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sin Creek on Birch Avenue
Location
Adams County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1964
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Unnamed Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11759, -94.90078   (decimal degrees)
41°07'03" N, 94°54'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/340421/4553551 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morton Mills
Land survey
T. 73 N., R. 35 W., Sec. 17
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
5
Inventory numbers
IA 61000 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12791 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Adams County, Iowa (33)
Built 1964 (141)
Built during 1960s (1,892)
Iowa (6,151)
One-lane traffic (7,533)
Open (38,386)
Owned by county (19,745)
Pony truss (15,560)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,727)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,581)
Truss (30,961)
Wooden deck (5,990)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2019: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • May 3, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added name of facility crossed
  • April 4, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name and Changed Bridge Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Daniel Barnes