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Branch Beaver Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Beaver Creek on 250th Street
Location
Boone County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.99377, -94.11324   (decimal degrees)
41°59'38" N, 94°06'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/407794/4649683 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Berkley
Land survey
T. 83 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 21
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
15
Inventory numbers
IA 77540 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12892 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Boone County, Iowa (112)
Built 1900 (926)
Built during 1900s (7,474)
Iowa (6,695)
Lost (26,863)
Owned by county (21,305)
Pony truss (16,683)
Replaced by new bridge (18,233)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,283)
Structurally deficient (13,354)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,417)
Truss (34,248)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced
  • February 19, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com