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Old IA979 Cedar River Bridge

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Old IA979 Bridge

View from the west end looking east.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 14, 2013

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BH Photo #259743

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Overview
Haunched steel stringer bridge over Cedar River on Old IA 979
Location
Rochester, Cedar County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1985
Builder
- Amos Melberg Co. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Design
Haunched steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 153.9 ft.
Total length: 1,145.1 ft.
Deck width: 26.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66944, -91.15667   (decimal degrees)
41°40'10" N, 91°09'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/653451/4614717 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rochester
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
590
Inventory numbers
IA 18490 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 56875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 4, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • July 15, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • June 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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