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Turkey River Bridge

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Overview
Lost Parker through truss truss bridge over Turkey River on Laredo Road
Location
Elkport, Clayton County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935. Replaced 2002
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Parker through truss
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 147.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.74225, -91.26995   (decimal degrees)
42°44'32" N, 91°16'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/641602/4733644 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garber
Land survey
T. 92 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 35
Inventory numbers
IA 118951 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13179 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2008)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 12.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
510

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added type + link to image
  • August 10, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected entry.

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