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Carters Creek Bridge

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Carters Creek Bridge on Ice Avenue

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in April 2012

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

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Carters Creek on Ice Avenue
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Barely intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1905
Design
2 panel pin-connected bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 35.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65794, -92.48949   (decimal degrees)
40°39'29" N, 92°29'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/543156/4500911 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomfield South
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 14 W., Sec. 29
Inventory numbers
IA 133880 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13307 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2010)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 33.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
30

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Updated bridge truss description and status.