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Nishnabotna River Bridge

Photos 

View from 165th Street. This was as close as I got before a storm hit

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in June 2017

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BH Photo #394978

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Nishnabotna River on Mockingbrid Avenue
Location
Audubon County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1924
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 116.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.77052, -94.86008   (decimal degrees)
41°46'14" N, 94°51'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/345397/4625969 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Viola Center
Land survey
T. 80 N., R. 34 W., Sec. 6
Inventory numbers
IA 68030 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12861 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2013)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
5

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • May 12, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. The bridge is now closed and abandoned.
  • April 11, 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
  • Daniel Barnes