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Charles Avenue Bridge

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Charles Avenue Bridge

View from the south end looking north.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 14, 2013

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BH Photo #259795

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek on Charles Avenue
Location
Cedar County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Builders
- Inland Steel Co. of East Chicago, Indiana (Fabricator)
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63068, -91.32691   (decimal degrees)
41°37'50" N, 91°19'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/639361/4610124 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Branch
Land survey
T. 79 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 21
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
35
Inventory numbers
IA 102220 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13078 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2013: New photos from Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com