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Purgatory Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Purgatory Creek on 380th Street
Location
Calhoun County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 58.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.23836, -94.61987   (decimal degrees)
42°14'18" N, 94°37'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/366346/4677511 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wightman
Land survey
T. 86 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 30
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
35
Inventory numbers
IA 90510 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12998 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1900 (899)
Built during 1900s (6,716)
Calhoun County, Iowa (44)
Iowa (6,151)
One-lane traffic (7,532)
Open (38,373)
Owned by county (19,740)
Pony truss (15,559)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,481)
Structurally deficient (16,980)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,908)
Truss (30,958)
Wooden deck (5,990)

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net