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Raccoon River Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Raccoon River on 500th Street
Location
Buena Vista County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1924; Replaced in 2010
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.79233, -95.11871   (decimal degrees)
42°47'32" N, 95°07'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/326723/4739931 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sioux Rapids SE
Land survey
T. 92 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 17
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
15
Inventory numbers
IA 85630 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12970 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 13, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced
  • April 15, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

Sources 

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