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IA188 Shell Rock River Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on IA 188
Location
Butler County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1933; replaced 1992
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
3 50' Through trusses
2 100' closed spandrel arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 395.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.76657, -92.66347   (decimal degrees)
42°45'60" N, 92°39'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/527533/4734947 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clarksville
Land survey
T. 92 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 19
Inventory numbers
IA 16720 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40593 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
2,330

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added approach type and span lengths
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn