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183rd Avenue Bridge (Central)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Creek on 183rd Avenue
Location
Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922; replaced 2009
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59847, -92.93876   (decimal degrees)
40°35'55" N, 92°56'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/505181/4494187 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mendota
Land survey
T. 67 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
IA 63860 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12834 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2009)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
60

Categories 

Appanoose County, Iowa (61)
Built 1922 (623)
Built during 1920s (8,865)
Iowa (5,823)
Lost (18,931)
Lost 2009 (269)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Owned by county (18,919)
Pony truss (15,080)
Replaced by new bridge (12,560)
Skewed (4,707)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,001)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,516)
Truss (29,538)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added name of facility crossed
  • April 9, 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