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Big Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Creek on J Avenue
Location
Crawford County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1949; rehabilitated 2004
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08016, -95.37056   (decimal degrees)
42°04'49" N, 95°22'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/303916/4661396 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Denison
Land survey
T. 84 N., R. 39 W., Sec. 22
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 129140 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13227 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.6 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1949 (386)
Built during 1940s (3,853)
Crawford County, Iowa (96)
Iowa (6,151)
Lost (21,308)
One-lane traffic (7,533)
Owned by county (19,746)
Pony truss (15,560)
Replaced by new bridge (14,055)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,482)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,909)
Truss (30,961)
Wooden deck (5,990)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced
  • May 5, 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