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Hammers Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Hammers Creek on West Brook Street
Location
Grundy County, Iowa, and Butler County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1947; Replaced 2009
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.55591, -92.55466   (decimal degrees)
42°33'21" N, 92°33'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/536559/4711596 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Hartford
Land survey
T. 89 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
IA 165470 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13543 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2008)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
80

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com