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Fabius Creek Bridge

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Fabius Creek Bridge on Ebony Avenue

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in April 2012

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

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BH Photo #229170

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Fabius Creek on Ebony Avenue
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 2015
Design
5 panel riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63943, -92.56161   (decimal degrees)
40°38'22" N, 92°33'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/537069/4498823 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Grove
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 35
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
45
Inventory numers
IA 134220 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13315 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (456)
Built during 1920s (8,959)
Davis County, Iowa (76)
Iowa (5,879)
Lost (19,259)
Lost 2015 (223)
Lost during 2010s (2,132)
One-lane traffic (7,445)
Owned by county (19,045)
Pony truss (15,155)
Pratt pony truss (3,221)
Pratt truss (8,124)
Replaced by new bridge (12,761)
Riveted (1,926)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,922)
Structurally deficient (18,576)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,045)
Truss (29,730)
Wooden deck (5,890)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "5-panel truss", "Riveted"
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Updated bridge truss description.

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