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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
Inventory numbers
IA 72660 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12871 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
80

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