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Ironwood Road Bridge

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Turkey River Bridge

View from the north end looking south

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken August 1, 2013

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BH Photo #261541

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span pony truss bridge over Turkey River on Ironwood Road
Location
Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1965
Builders
- Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 274.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.02326, -91.76508   (decimal degrees)
43°01'24" N, 91°45'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/600619/4764137 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Festina
Land survey
T. 95 N., R. 08 W., Sec. 23
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 153020 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13483 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 1, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Illinois Steel Co."
  • February 12, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Warren pony truss bridge

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com