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Nickel Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview Looking Southeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2012

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BH Photo #233214

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little Turkey River on Nickel Road
Location
Clayton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1989
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals and riveted connections
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.69557, -91.09337   (decimal degrees)
42°41'44" N, 91°05'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/656173/4728771 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Turkey River
Land survey
T. 91 N., R. 02 W., Sec. 16
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
60
Inventory numbers
IA 117991 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13197 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 10, 2012: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • February 22, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Warren pony truss bridge

Sources 

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