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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
40
Inventory numbers
IA 65220 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12819 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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