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West Fork Cedar River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Heidi

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BH Photo #231782

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over West Fork Cedar River on Willow Avenue
Location
Butler County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1956
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Designer)
Design
Parker through truss built using state department standards
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 330.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.62002, -92.59380   (decimal degrees)
42°37'12" N, 92°35'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/533311/4718699 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Hartford
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 11
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
80
Inventory numbers
IA 86640 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12983 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • May 11, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • February 2, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Parker through truss bridge
  • July 25, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Readjusted the GPS coordinates
  • April 16, 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
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

West Fork Cedar River Bridge
Posted May 11, 2012, by julie bowers (jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

lvery nice.

West Fork Cedar River Bridge
Posted May 11, 2012, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Thanks for sharing the pic! A very nice Parker truss, indeed.

West Fork Cedar River Bridge
Posted May 11, 2012, by heide (heidecozart [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Hello!