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Squaw Creek Bridge

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New bridge

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Squaw Creek on 140th Street and W Avenue
Location
Boone County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 84.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.15201, -93.74270   (decimal degrees)
42°09'07" N, 93°44'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/438637/4666920 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames NW
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 25 W., Sec. 27
Inventory numbers
IA 78200 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12906 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 43.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
30

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • February 19, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Daniel Barnes