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Plum Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Plum Creek on 205th Street
Location
Chickasaw County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 51.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.06009, -92.24091   (decimal degrees)
43°03'36" N, 92°14'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/561812/4767766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lawler
Land survey
T. 95 N., R. 12 W., Sec. 10
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
50
Inventory numbers
IA 111340 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13143 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 84.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1925 (1,223)
Built during 1920s (9,433)
Chickasaw County, Iowa (22)
Iowa (6,173)
Lost (21,661)
Owned by county (19,895)
Pony truss (15,633)
Replaced by new bridge (14,359)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,544)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,939)
Truss (31,037)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced
  • May 3, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com