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Finley Avenue Lime Creek Bridge

Photos 

Lime Creek Bridge

View from the north end looking south.

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #255027

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Lime Creek on Finley Avenue
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 94.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.31255, -91.99397   (decimal degrees)
42°18'45" N, 91°59'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/582908/4684969 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cheney
Land survey
T. 87 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 27
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10
Inventory numbers
IA 81650 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12940 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Buchanan County, Iowa (97)
Built 1925 (1,221)
Built during 1920s (9,394)
Iowa (6,151)
Open (38,376)
Owned by county (19,768)
Pony truss (15,567)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,113)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,306)
Truss (30,969)
Warren pony truss (3,057)
Warren truss (6,080)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is a warren pony truss
  • May 31, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com