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Baldwin Creek Bridge

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Baldwin Creek Bridge

View from the blockade at Delta Avenue.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 4, 2013

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BH Photo #258874

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Baldwin Creek on Delta Avenue
Location
Cedar County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1924; replaced 2014
Builders
- Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Also called
Delta Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.81183, -91.30683   (decimal degrees)
41°48'43" N, 91°18'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/640638/4630269 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Bluff
Land survey
T. 81 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 22
Inventory numbers
IA 104240 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2011)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
60

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: replaced
  • July 5, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • May 26, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Added road name

Sources 

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

Comments 

Baldwin Creek Bridge
Posted July 5, 2013, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Road is now closed and bridge may be close to being removed. There is a new Delta Avenue that the abandoned Delta Avenue runs in to. Bridge will probably not be replaced.