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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

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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
Inventory numbers
IA 134220 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13315 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
45

Categories 

5-panel truss (453)
Built during 1920s (8,874)
Davis County, Iowa (76)
Iowa (5,823)
Lost (18,937)
Lost 2015 (214)
Lost during 2010s (2,078)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,080)
Pratt pony truss (3,199)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Replaced by new bridge (12,562)
Riveted (1,909)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,882)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,545)
Wooden deck (5,873)

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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