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Weldon River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Weldon River on a local road
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1948; replaced 1997
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.72501, -93.63276   (decimal degrees)
40°43'30" N, 93°37'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Quadrangle map:
Leon
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 4
Inventory numbers
IA 136750 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40610 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1907 (661)
Built during 1900s (6,752)
Decatur County, Iowa (47)
Iowa (6,178)
Lost (22,107)
Lost 1997 (389)
Lost during 1990s (3,841)
Pony truss (15,664)
Replaced by new bridge (14,758)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,158)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,971)
Truss (31,118)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn