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Branch Fabius Creek Bridge

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Branch Fabius Creek Bridge on Harvest Avenue

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in April 2012

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #229164

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Fabius Creek on Harvest Avenue (Harvest Ave)
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
6 panel Warren pony truss with all verticals except for center (or, 5 panel Warren pony truss with all verticals and modified center panel)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61952, -92.50389   (decimal degrees)
40°37'10" N, 92°30'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/541962/4496639 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Land survey
T. 67 N., R. 14 W., Sec. 8
Inventory numbers
IA 133140 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13299 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
30

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge is closed.
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Updated bridge truss description.

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