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French Creek Bridge

Photos 

Inscription inside the riveted connections

Bathlehem USA

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #218367

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over French Creek on Mays Prairie Road
Location
Allamakee County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 72.2 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.40802, -91.39885   (decimal degrees)
43°24'29" N, 91°23'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/629641/4807370 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waukon NW
Land survey
T. 99 N., R. 5 W., Sec. 11
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
110
Inventory numbers
IA 62761 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Allamakee County, Iowa (55)
Built 1941 (439)
Built during 1940s (3,871)
Functionally obsolete (7,299)
Iowa (6,173)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open (38,312)
Owned by county (19,892)
Pony truss (15,632)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,542)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,937)
Truss (31,036)
Warren pony truss (3,172)
Warren truss (6,203)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • April 5, 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