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Prairie Creek Bridge

Photos 

The west face

This bridge appears to have had some recent maintenance and paint. Bessie seemed quite disinterested in my efforts.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2007

BH Photo #109922

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Prairie Creek on Stoffel Road
Location
Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss with center 'X' panel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 72.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32750, -90.80704   (decimal degrees)
42°19'39" N, 90°48'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/680685/4688468 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bernard
Land survey
T. 87 N., R. 1 E.
Inventory numbers
IA 145600 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13437 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 53.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
120

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Concrete deck"
  • March 24, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name
  • January 27, 2008: New photo from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net