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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
70
Inventory numbers
IA 137070 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13354 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.9 (out of 100)
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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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