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Beaver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Bever Creek Bridge

View from the south road block

Photo taken by Dave King on August 1, 2015

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BH Photo #333992

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on Elm Avenue
Location
Butler County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1910; now closed
Builder
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss with pinned connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 99.1 ft.
Total length: 138.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.60549, -92.94728   (decimal degrees)
42°36'20" N, 92°56'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/504324/4717008 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aplington
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 14
Inventory numbers
IA 87210 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
20

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • August 2, 2015: New photos from Dave King
  • April 27, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery; bridge is closed
  • February 2, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Adjusted the information
  • April 16, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

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