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North Chequest Lake Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over North Chequest Lake Creek on a local road
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced in the early 2000s
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 99.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84272, -92.29451   (decimal degrees)
40°50'34" N, 92°17'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Quadrangle map:
Floris
Land survey
T. 70 N., R. 12 W., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
IA 135230 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13322 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1999)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
60

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,758)
Davis County, Iowa (76)
Iowa (5,783)
Lost (18,669)
Owned by county (18,847)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,368)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,891)
Structurally deficient (18,415)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,930)
Truss (29,440)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.

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Comments 

North Chequest Lake Creek Bridge
Posted January 4, 2012, by Frank Hicks

Bing bird's eye aerial photos suggest that this bridge may have been replaced