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Old US 69 Little River Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by David Backlin in August 2017

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BH Photo #403272

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little River on Old 69 Highway
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1943
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 196.2 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67301, -93.77663   (decimal degrees)
40°40'23" N, 93°46'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/434361/4502749 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davis City
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 25 W., Sec. 19
Inventory numbers
IA 137070 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13354 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
70

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2017: Updated by David Backlin: Updated to Closed
  • July 18, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Changed 'local road' to correct road name

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Comments 

Old US69 Little River Bridge
Posted September 20, 2017, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

I visited this bridge August 2017 and it is closed to all traffic.