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White Water Creek Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view from the roadway

Photo taken by Jason Smith in September 2010

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BH Photo #185182

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over White Water Creek on Pilot Grove Rd.
Location
Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Design
Riveted Pratt pony truss bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.41667, -90.91111   (decimal degrees)
42°25'00" N, 90°54'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/671867/4698153 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Epworth
Inventory numbers
IA 146770 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 46821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2011)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
130

Categories 

5-panel truss (453)
Built 1940 (924)
Built during 1940s (3,612)
Dubuque County, Iowa (105)
Functionally obsolete (8,047)
Iowa (5,823)
Open (36,875)
Owned by county (18,919)
Pony truss (15,080)
Pratt pony truss (3,199)
Pratt truss (8,066)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,732)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,519)
Truss (29,539)

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added category "5-panel truss"
  • November 8, 2010: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com