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Drainage Ditch No. 6 Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Drainage Ditch No. 6 on 315 Street
Location
Fremont County, Iowa
Status
Only pieces remain
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59310, -95.67297   (decimal degrees)
40°35'35" N, 95°40'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/273809/4497023 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamburg
Land survey
T. 67 N., R. 42 W., Sec. 28
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
5
Inventory numbers
IA 361600 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13522 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1940s (4,266)
Fremont County, Iowa (31)
Iowa (6,818)
Lost (29,894)
One-lane traffic (7,988)
Owned by county (21,707)
Pony truss (17,218)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,351)
Structurally deficient (12,762)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,718)
Truss (36,669)
Wooden deck (6,208)

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: lost

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com