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Boone River Bridge

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Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in November 2018

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BH Photo #438291

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Boone River on 173rd Street
Location
Hamilton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 182.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Also called
McLaughlin's Ford Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.53854, -93.84983   (decimal degrees)
42°32'19" N, 93°50'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/430215/4709922 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woolstock
Land survey
T. 89 N., R. 25 W., Sec. 7
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 172250 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Boone River (25)
Built 1924 (677)
Built during 1920s (9,360)
Hamilton County, Iowa (43)
Iowa (6,147)
Iowa State Highway Commission (769)
Open (38,304)
Owned by county (19,637)
Pony truss (15,508)
Skewed (4,795)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,103)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,005)
Truss (30,824)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes