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Branch Weldon River Bridge

Photos 

Looking NE

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in September 2020

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BH Photo #480937

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Weldon River on an unnamed drive
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69324, -93.65118   (decimal degrees)
40°41'36" N, 93°39'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/444981/4504908 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Leon
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 17
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
5
Inventory numbers
IA 136900 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13337 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 10, 2020: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • June 2, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Corrected GPS coordinates

Sources 

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