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Norfolk Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #218385

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Creek on Yellow River Drive
Location
Allamakee County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. Contract lets in 2015.
History
Built 1922
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss (subdivided)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 94.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.16487, -91.47007   (decimal degrees)
43°09'54" N, 91°28'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/624369/4780259 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rossville
Land survey
T. 96 N., R. 5 W., Sec. 6
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
100
Inventory numbers
IA 61276 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Allamakee County, Iowa (55)
Built 1922 (647)
Built during 1920s (9,212)
Doomed (1,046)
Have street view (24,315)
Iowa (6,027)
One-lane traffic (7,522)
Open (37,739)
Owned by county (19,218)
Pony truss (15,286)
Pratt pony truss (3,276)
Pratt truss (8,280)
Skewed (4,783)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,020)
Structurally deficient (17,664)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,180)
Truss (30,163)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • October 24, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • April 5, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name and Added Street View

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth