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Carters Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Carters Creek on Cedar Avenue
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68922, -92.60039   (decimal degrees)
40°41'21" N, 92°36'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/533765/4504335 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Grove
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
IA 134070 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13311 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
20

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,774)
Closed (2,409)
Davis County, Iowa (76)
Iowa (5,790)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,051)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge is closed.

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