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Montgomery Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Kevin Skow in October 2014

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BH Photo #326686

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Montgomery Creek on W Avenue
Location
Boone County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1923; replaced 2015
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 54.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12559, -93.73752   (decimal degrees)
42°07'32" N, 93°44'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/439040/4663984 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames NW
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 25 W., Sec. 35
Inventory numbers
IA 78260 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12902 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
30

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Update based on satellite imagery: Bridge has been replaced
  • June 2, 2015: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Warren pony truss bridge
  • 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
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com