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Middle Raccoon River Bridge

Photos 

Looking Northeast

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in July 2017

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BH Photo #397619

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Middle Raccoon River on 272nd Street
Location
Carroll County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.96078, -94.77881   (decimal degrees)
41°57'39" N, 94°46'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/352590/4646952 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dedham
Land survey
T. 83 N., R. 34 W., Sec. 35
Inventory numbers
IA 94470 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13007 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 32.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
35

Categories 

Built 1914 (719)
Built during 1910s (8,806)
Carroll County, Iowa (51)
Iowa (5,824)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,894)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pony truss (15,085)
Raccoon River (82)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • March 24, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

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