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Beaver Creek Bridge

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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
20
Inventory numbers
IA 87210 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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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