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East Branch West Nishnabotna River Bridge

Map 

Description 

The replacement bridge, built in 1990, has a sufficiency rating of 56.9 and is listed as "structurally deficient" in the 2008 NBIS inspection. The daily traffic count is 20. Perhaps they should have just left the 1924 bridge in place?

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over East Branch West Nishnabotna River on Dove Avenue
Location
Audubon County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1924; replaced 1990
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76769, -95.03458   (decimal degrees)
41°46'04" N, 95°02'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/330885/4625984 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manning SE
Land survey
T. 80 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 3
Inventory numbers
IA 68590 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated GPS and Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net