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Bear Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on 53rd Street
Location
Benton County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25384, -92.00116   (decimal degrees)
42°15'14" N, 92°00'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/582392/4678442 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brandon
Land survey
T. 86 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 22
Inventory numbers
IA 73220 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12868 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Benton County, Iowa (71)
Iowa (6,373)
Lost (24,038)
Owned by county (20,524)
Pony truss (16,056)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,949)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,508)
Truss (32,395)
Wooden deck (6,048)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2012: Updated by Peter Shaw: Rode there and it's gone. Updated status
  • 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