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Elk Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview, Looking NW

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in September 2020

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BH Photo #481013

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Elk Creek on 235th Street
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1967
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 202.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70302, -93.90069   (decimal degrees)
40°42'11" N, 93°54'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/423911/4506180 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lamoni North
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 26 W., Sec. 7
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
15
Inventory numbers
IA 137290 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13345 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 35 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2020: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • July 24, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Added road name per To Do List

Sources 

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