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Volga River Bridge

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Description 

Replacement Contract: Fayette BROS-C033(96)--8J-33 C033 S Avenue Over Volga River Bridge Replacement-CCS

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Volga River on S Avenue
Location
Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement, anticipated let date August 2015.
History
Built 1915
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.85194, -91.96361   (decimal degrees)
42°51'07" N, 91°57'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/584677/4744894 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maynard
Inventory numbers
IA 151480 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 57478 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
50

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • August 7, 2013: Added by Dave King

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