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Fish Creek Bridge

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Fish Creek Bridge on Kentucky

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in March 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #251843

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Fish Creek on Kentucky Avenue
Location
Henry County, Iowa
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1907
Design
Pratt through truss with A-frame portal bracing
Dimensions
Span length: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85142, -91.52573   (decimal degrees)
40°51'05" N, 91°31'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/624268/4523309 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Salem
Land survey
T. 70 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 23
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 180110 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13632 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2010)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 30, 2013: New photos from Chris Gonnerman
  • February 9, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added information on the bridge

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Chris Gonnerman
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net