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Mud Creek Bridge

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Mud Creek Bridge

View looking west

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #255378

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on 325th Street
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1953
Builder
- Jones & Laughlin Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania & Woodlawn, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 101.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.31909, -92.04587   (decimal degrees)
42°19'09" N, 92°02'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/578622/4685646 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brandon
Land survey
T. 87 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 29
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 81660 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is a warren pony truss
  • June 3, 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