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East Nishnabotna River Bridge

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Buck Creek Road Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2016

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BH Photo #369897

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over East Nishnabotna River on Buck Creek Road in Atlantic
Location
Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa
Status
Closed to traffic.
Future prospects
Preservation options being explored.
History
Built 1900
Design
Double-intersection Warren Through truss with bolted connections.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 201.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41824, -95.02188   (decimal degrees)
41°25'06" N, 95°01'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/331031/4587159 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Atlantic
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 32
Inventory numbers
IA 101120 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13026 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2009)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
120

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 2, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated/fixed bridge type and status.
  • November 24, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated truss type.
  • April 26, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

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Comments 

East Nishnabotna River Bridge
Posted April 7, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Jason,

I saw you post of the recent bridge losses in the area.

The pictures on Nathan's site line up with http://bridgehunter.com/ia/cass/101100/ rather than this bridge based on the background view and the silverfish paint in the satellite image.

Regards,

Art S.