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Long Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in February 2020

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BH Photo #466059

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Long Creek on 137th Street
Location
Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1991
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 142.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83817, -93.85734   (decimal degrees)
40°50'17" N, 93°51'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/427720/4521145 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Van Wert
Land survey
T. 70 N., R. 26 W., Sec. 28
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
15
Inventory numbers
IA 138870 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13357 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,210)
Built during 1910s (9,489)
Decatur County, Iowa (47)
Iowa (6,349)
One-lane traffic (7,558)
Open (39,240)
Owned by county (20,397)
Pony truss (15,996)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,333)
Structurally deficient (14,894)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,830)
Truss (32,193)
Wooden deck (6,031)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2020: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes