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South Elk Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Elk Creek on Bluegrass Road
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1916; replaced 2002
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70659, -93.96519   (decimal degrees)
40°42'24" N, 93°57'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/418466/4506634 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lamoni North
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 27 W., Sec. 9
Inventory numbers
IA 137550 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13360 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1916 (664)
Built during 1910s (9,225)
Decatur County, Iowa (47)
Functionally obsolete (7,203)
Iowa (6,177)
Lost (22,102)
Lost 2002 (461)
Lost during 2000s (4,026)
Owned by county (19,979)
Pony truss (15,662)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,576)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,970)
Truss (31,108)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Fixed coordinates and added road name per To Do List

Sources 

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