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Bell Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by James Baughn in August 2013

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BH Photo #268152

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bell Creek on Diamond Road
Location
Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1960
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.97984, -91.66738   (decimal degrees)
42°58'47" N, 91°40'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/608655/4759437 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Land survey
T. 94 N., R. 7 W., Sec. 4
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
15
Inventory numbers
IA 151910 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13452 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 12, 2013: New photos from James Baughn
  • March 24, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com