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South Chequest Lake Creek Bridge

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South Chequest Lake Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in November 2012

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

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BH Photo #243560

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Chequest Lake Creek on Yoke Blvd
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1963
Design
8 panel riveted Pratt through truss with M-frame portal bracing
Dimensions
Span length: 138.1 ft.
Total length: 138.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.78792, -92.18367   (decimal degrees)
40°47'17" N, 92°11'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/568874/4515535 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Selma
Land survey
T. 69 N., R. 12 W., Sec. 12
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 134360 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13329 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

8-panel truss (356)
Built 1963 (207)
Built during 1960s (1,802)
Davis County, Iowa (76)
Iowa (5,954)
M-frame portal (81)
Open (37,236)
Owned by county (19,028)
Pratt through truss (4,708)
Pratt truss (8,187)
Riveted (1,966)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,859)
Structurally deficient (17,957)
Through truss (13,190)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,394)
Truss (29,898)
Wooden deck (5,895)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2017: New photos from Chris Meiners
  • November 23, 2012: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Added detail to bridge description.
  • January 23, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Pratt through truss

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Chris Gonnerman

Comments 

South Chequest Lake Creek Bridge
Posted November 24, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The 1963 date seems late. Perhaps relocated at that time?