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Silver Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on P Avenue
Location
Cherokee County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1962, replaced 2006
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.62651, -95.56534   (decimal degrees)
42°37'35" N, 95°33'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/289635/4722530 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cherokee South
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 40 W., Sec. 10
Inventory numbers
IA 107250 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13130 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,215)
Built during 1910s (9,540)
Cherokee County, Iowa (48)
Iowa (6,375)
Lost (24,056)
Lost 2006 (348)
Lost during 2000s (4,120)
Owned by county (20,546)
Pony truss (16,064)
Replaced by new bridge (16,058)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,443)
Structurally deficient (14,685)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,125)
Truss (32,406)
Wooden deck (6,049)

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

Sources 

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