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Lime Creek Bridge

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Lime Creek Bridge

View from the east end looking west.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken June 20, 2013

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BH Photo #256898

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Lime Creek on 270th Street
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1904
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 47.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.39958, -91.97841   (decimal degrees)
42°23'58" N, 91°58'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/584074/4694648 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Land survey
T. 88 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 35
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 82420 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12941 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 27, 2020: Updated by Josh Schmid: NBI indicates bridge was replaced in 2015
  • March 25, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 3, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is a half hip pony truss
  • June 20, 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
  • Josh Schmid