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Cooper Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Cooper Creek on 120th Avenue
Location
Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915; replaced 2012
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70128, -93.05882   (decimal degrees)
40°42'05" N, 93°03'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/495030/4505598 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seymour East
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 19 W., Sec. 9
Inventory numbers
IA 64790 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12822 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
25

Categories 

Appanoose County, Iowa (61)
Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
Iowa (5,793)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 2012 (296)
Lost during 2010s (2,003)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,052)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,437)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.
  • 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