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Carters Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Carters Creek on Apple Avenue (Apple Ave)
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900; replaced 2013?
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68542, -92.62397   (decimal degrees)
40°41'08" N, 92°37'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/531774/4503904 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Grove
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 18
Inventory numbers
IA 134080 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13312 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2007)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
10

Categories 

Built 1900 (899)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Davis County, Iowa (76)
Iowa (5,824)
Lost (18,941)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,921)
Pony truss (15,084)
Replaced by new bridge (12,566)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,933)
Truss (29,550)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.
  • August 16, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Fixed coordinates

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com