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Silver Creek Bridge

Photo 

Courtesy of the Quad City Times

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BH Photo #481396

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on 225th Street
Location
Clinton County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1884; rehabilitated 1966; replaced 1997
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84693, -90.57751   (decimal degrees)
41°50'49" N, 90°34'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/701111/4635618 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
De Witt
Land survey
T. 81 N., R. 3 E., Sec. 2
Inventory numbers
IA 122040 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40604 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,340)
Built 1884 (174)
Built during 1880s (1,948)
Clinton County, Iowa (68)
Iowa (6,366)
Lost (23,931)
Lost 1997 (399)
Lost during 1990s (3,931)
Pony truss (16,034)
Replaced by new bridge (15,985)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,939)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,166)
Truss (32,318)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • March 24, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated GPS and Road Name
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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

Comments 

Silver Creek Bridge
Posted September 13, 2020, by Luke

Since the shown truss is a ISHC standard design, and the ISHC didn't exist until 1914, I think it's safe to say that the 1966 rehab was a replacement project.