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Elk Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview, Looking SE

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in September 2020

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BH Photo #481008

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Elk Creek on CR R22
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Rehabilitated 1971
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 182.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70944, -93.91972   (decimal degrees)
40°42'34" N, 93°55'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/422319/4506919 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lamoni North
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 27 W., Sec. 12
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
40
Inventory numbers
IA 137571 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13347 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Corrugated deck (488)
Decatur County, Iowa (47)
Iowa (6,528)
Open (39,976)
Owned by county (20,848)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,236)
Through truss (15,178)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,285)
Truss (32,958)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2020: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes