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137th Street Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Schechtman Branch on 137th Street
Location
Delaware County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Design
Pratt pony truss with riveted connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.59415, -91.29072   (decimal degrees)
42°35'39" N, 91°17'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/640235/4717163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greeley
Land survey
T. 90 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 23
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
45
Inventory numbers
IA 142410 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13370 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1939 (767)
Built during 1930s (11,689)
Delaware County, Iowa (64)
Functionally obsolete (6,469)
Iowa (6,469)
One-lane traffic (7,597)
Open (39,782)
Owned by county (20,730)
Pony truss (16,159)
Pratt pony truss (3,632)
Pratt truss (9,268)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,604)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,149)
Truss (32,701)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a riveted Pratt pony truss
  • May 7, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Stream Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com