Rating:
3 votes

Lower Ledges Road Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Luke

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BH Photo #282220

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Pease Creek on Canyon Road (250th Street)
Location
Ledges State Park, Boone County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.99527, -93.88530   (decimal degrees)
41°59'43" N, 93°53'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/426675/4649629 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Madrid NW
Inventory numbers
IA 699510 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 49180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (14,192)
Boone County, Iowa (107)
Built 1933 (618)
Built during 1930s (11,154)
Iowa (6,173)
Ledges State Park, Iowa (6)
Lost 2010 (420)
Lost during 2010s (2,646)
Open (38,315)
Owned by state (15,018)
Park (270)
Pease Creek (4)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,843)
Steel stringer (5,537)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,648)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • October 31, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Open
  • February 14, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited status, this was not the bridge that was destroyed in the floods.
  • September 8, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Added NBI info
  • July 24, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke