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Weldon River Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Weldon River on 240th Street
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1949; replaced 2003
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 157.2 ft.
Total length: 212.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69626, -93.65139   (decimal degrees)
40°41'47" N, 93°39'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Quadrangle map:
Leon
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 17
Inventory numbers
IA 136890 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13366 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1949 (388)
Built during 1940s (3,893)
Decatur County, Iowa (47)
Functionally obsolete (7,199)
Iowa (6,177)
Lost (22,104)
Lost 2003 (508)
Lost during 2000s (4,026)
Owned by county (19,990)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,986)
Through truss (13,955)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,051)
Truss (31,117)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Added road name per To Do List

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com