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Pratt Creek Bridge

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Pratt Creek Bridge

View looking east from west end.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 28, 2013

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BH Photo #257664

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Pratt Creek on 55th Street
Location
Benton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 72.2 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.22499, -92.07705   (decimal degrees)
42°13'30" N, 92°04'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/576166/4675169 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vinton
Land survey
T. 86 N., R. 11 W., Sec. 36
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
50
Inventory numbers
IA 73480 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12872 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Benton County, Iowa (70)
Built 1900 (903)
Built during 1900s (6,630)
Iowa (6,104)
Open (37,943)
Owned by county (19,492)
Pony truss (15,436)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,356)
Structurally deficient (17,452)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,803)
Truss (30,573)
Warren pony truss (3,009)
Warren truss (6,007)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is a warren pony truss
  • June 29, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com