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Soap Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Soap Creek on Mink Blvd
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1933
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 215.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
US63 Soap Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88017, -92.39507   (decimal degrees)
40°52'49" N, 92°23'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/550968/4525630 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa South
Land survey
T. 70 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 7
Inventory numbers
IA 360970 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 30, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Iowa State Highway Commission", "ISHC Standard Series T", "US 63"
  • January 23, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: The bridge no longer exists

Sources 

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

Comments 

Soap Creek Bridge
Posted September 30, 2015, by Dave Darby (dwdarby [at] aol [dot] com)

Looking at the Iowa Geographic Map Server, it appears the bridge was removed between 2002 and 2004. Mink Blvd is an old alignment of US 63.