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Raccoon River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Raccoon River on 600th Street
Location
Buena Vista County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.64712, -95.04635   (decimal degrees)
42°38'50" N, 95°02'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/332251/4723659 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Storm Lake NE
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 1
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 84400 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12966 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 13, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Readjusted the GPS coordinates on this bridge. Bridge has been replaced
  • April 15, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com