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Bear Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on Jewell Circle
Location
Dallas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 2004; replaced 2011
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53345, -94.09923   (decimal degrees)
41°32'00" N, 94°05'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/408301/4598560 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Adel
Land survey
T. 78 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 20
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
190
Inventory numbers
IA 131330 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13287 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2010)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1936 (1,201)
Built during 1930s (12,165)
Dallas County, Iowa (95)
Iowa (6,791)
Lost (28,429)
Lost 2011 (515)
Lost during 2010s (3,599)
Owned by county (21,606)
Pony truss (17,008)
Replaced by new bridge (19,334)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,218)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,568)
Truss (35,420)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

Sources 

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