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Beaver Creek Bridge

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Beaver Creek Bridge

View from the south end

Photo taken by Dave King on August 1, 2015

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BH Photo #333949

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Beaver Creek on Forest Avenue
Location
Butler County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals and riveted connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.59484, -92.92743   (decimal degrees)
42°35'41" N, 92°55'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/505953/4715826 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aplington
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 24
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
70
Inventory numbers
IA 87340 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12974 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2015: New photos from Dave King
  • February 2, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Warren pony truss (2-span)
  • 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
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com