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Goldfinch Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Road closed

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in June 2017

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BH Photo #395063

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed creek on Goldfinch Avenue
Location
Audubon County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1933
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.81611, -94.97611   (decimal degrees)
41°48'58" N, 94°58'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/335869/4631247 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gray
Inventory numbers
IA 69560 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 59418 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
20

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 abandoned. Could possibly be a pony truss?
  • January 28, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes