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Brush Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Brush Creek on 270th Avenue
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1964; replaced 2006
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 45.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77401, -93.69074   (decimal degrees)
40°46'26" N, 93°41'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/441709/4513899 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garden Grove SW
Land survey
T. 69 N., R. 25 W., Sec. 13
Inventory numbers
IA 137930 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13340 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1920s (9,460)
Decatur County, Iowa (47)
Functionally obsolete (7,199)
Iowa (6,177)
Lost (22,105)
Lost 2006 (341)
Lost during 2000s (4,027)
Owned by county (19,990)
Pony truss (15,664)
Replaced by new bridge (14,757)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,908)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,687)
Truss (31,117)
Wooden deck (5,992)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. The bridge has been replaced.

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