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Blackhawk Buchanan Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Buck Creek on North Blackhawk Buchanan Drive
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Replaced 1999
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.62554, -92.08176   (decimal degrees)
42°37'32" N, 92°04'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/575297/4719641 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairbank
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 7
Inventory numbers
IA 84110 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12942 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1997)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
60

Categories 

Buchanan County, Iowa (95)
Iowa (5,863)
Lost (19,128)
Lost 1999 (410)
Lost during 1990s (3,722)
Owned by county (19,010)
Pony truss (15,125)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,908)
Structurally deficient (18,594)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,034)
Truss (29,650)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Changed Name from "Local Road Bridge"

Sources 

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