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Dickenson Branch Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Dickenson Branch on 290th Street
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913; replaced 2010
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.62641, -93.83272   (decimal degrees)
40°37'35" N, 93°49'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/429572/4497619 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davis City
Land survey
T. 67 N., R. 26 W., Sec. 3
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
45
Inventory numbers
IA 136360 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13342 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1913 (811)
Built during 1910s (9,225)
Decatur County, Iowa (47)
Iowa (6,177)
Lost (22,103)
Lost 2010 (441)
Lost during 2010s (2,858)
One-lane traffic (7,532)
Owned by county (19,979)
Pony truss (15,662)
Replaced by new bridge (14,756)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,902)
Structurally deficient (15,912)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,959)
Truss (31,109)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2014: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated Status Based on Aerial Imagery

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