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Mud Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Peter Shaw in May 2012

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BH Photo #231877

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on 25th Avenue
Location
Benton County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900; replaced 2013
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.13989, -92.01467   (decimal degrees)
42°08'24" N, 92°00'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/581424/4665778 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vinton
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 28
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
80
Inventory numbers
IA 72660 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12871 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 34.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 17, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: replaced
  • May 12, 2012: New photos from Peter Shaw
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Peter Shaw - shaw_peter [at] mchsi [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com