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Chariton River Bridge

Photos 

Chariton River 1909 Bridge Northeast Approach

Northeast end has a timber pier with steel I-beam cap

Photo taken by Bob Davis on November 20, 2008

BH Photo #135293

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Chariton River on 238th Avenue and 482nd Street
Location
Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1909; removed 2012
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 149.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.78113, -92.83687   (decimal degrees)
40°46'52" N, 92°50'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/513764/4514473 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hiattsville
Land survey
T. 69 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 17
Inventory numbers
IA 65220 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12819 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
40

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been removed.
  • April 9, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name
  • March 12, 2009: Updated by Bob Davis: added local street names, photos

Sources 

  • Bob Davis - bobdaviscfi [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com