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West Nodaway River Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in June 2019

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BH Photo #451251

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Nodaway River on 660th Street
Location
Cass County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built or relocated 1981
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.16359, -94.92739   (decimal degrees)
41°09'49" N, 94°55'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/338300/4558708 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grant
Land survey
T. 74 N., R. 35 W., Sec. 31
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
5
Inventory numbers
IA 97071 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13054 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 37 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (487)
Built 1981 (57)
Built during 1980s (706)
Cass County, Iowa (60)
Closed (2,666)
Iowa (6,530)
Modern (2,447)
Nodaway River (66)
Owned by county (20,863)
Pony truss (16,252)
Pratt pony truss (3,655)
Pratt truss (9,353)
Riveted (2,186)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,454)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,192)
Truss (32,996)
Wooden deck (6,081)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2019: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • April 30, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road and Creek Name, Changed Bridge Name

Sources 

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

Comments 

West Nodaway River Bridge
Posted July 1, 2019, by Luke

100% likely, and there may be an article on relocation.

West Nodaway River Bridge
Posted July 1, 2019, by John Marvig

Iím guessing this is much older than the 1981 build date. Possible it was a relocation?

West Nodaway River Bridge
Posted July 1, 2019, by Daniel Barnes

Bridge is especially hazardous to approach from the North. 4 Wheel drive required.