Rating:
2 votes

18th Street Bridge

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cedar River on West 18th Street in Waterloo
Location
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced
History
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1980; Demolished at 7:30AM on September 09, 2005
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.0 ft.
Total length: 758.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.48700, -92.32317   (decimal degrees)
42°29'13" N, 92°19'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/555624/4704071 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterloo South
Inventory numbers
IA 12110 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1999)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 37.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
11,400

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added truss type + corrected loss date

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