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218th Street Bridge

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Oblique Looking Northeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in May 2011

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BH Photo #199070

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Plum Creek on 218th Street
Location
Delaware County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915, Replaced by a UCEB in 2013
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 99.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47387, -91.25682   (decimal degrees)
42°28'26" N, 91°15'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/643292/4703863 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Earlville
Land survey
T. 89 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 36
Inventory numbers
IA 141640 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13376 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2011)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
120

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2014: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status
  • February 21, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • March 3, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 14, 2011: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net