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Bear Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on 320th Street
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901; replaced 2005
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32652, -91.93821   (decimal degrees)
42°19'35" N, 91°56'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/587484/4686576 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cheney
Land survey
T. 87 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 30
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 81450 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12927 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Buchanan County, Iowa (96)
Built 1901 (489)
Built during 1900s (6,459)
Iowa (5,947)
Lost (19,732)
Lost 2005 (380)
Lost during 2000s (3,785)
Owned by county (19,008)
Pony truss (15,187)
Replaced by new bridge (13,067)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,161)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,097)
Truss (29,877)
Wooden deck (5,894)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

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