Rating:
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Medford Avenue Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Shelby Spencer

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BH Photo #359296

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Willow River on Medford Avenue
Location
Harrison County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Pennsylvania through truss with pinned connections and Howe lattice portal bracings
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 189.0 ft.
Total length: 191.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63616, -95.86675   (decimal degrees)
41°38'10" N, 95°52'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/261223/4613351 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Logan
Land survey
T. 79 N., R. 43 W., Sec. 21
Inventory numbers
IA 178170 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13613 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
20

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 25, 2016: Updated by Luke: Imported photo taken by Shelby Spencer
  • January 8, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This is a Pennsylvania petit through truss

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Medford Avenue Bridge
Posted July 25, 2016, by Royce and Bobette Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

You have to love the Government. If someone breaks the 'law" we will punish the law abiders.

Medford Avenue Bridge
Posted July 25, 2016, by Shelby Spencer (shoebe_09 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I stumbled upon this bridge today; pretty neat!! This bridge has height restrictment bars and there's a sign that says if rules aren't followed, the bridge will be closed.