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Big Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Creek on a local road
Location
Henry County, Iowa
Status
Removed
Future prospects
Removed
History
Built 1903; removed in 2009
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 148.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.91745, -91.53957   (decimal degrees)
40°55'03" N, 91°32'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/622979/4530619 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Pleasant
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 27
Inventory numbers
IA 180470 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13629 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2008)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
30

Categories 

Built 1903 (477)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Henry County, Iowa (47)
Iowa (5,823)
Lost (18,933)
Lost 2009 (269)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,920)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,879)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Through truss (12,948)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,306)
Truss (29,543)
Wooden deck (5,872)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been removed.
  • September 7, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: The bridge is extant but the flooring has been removed.

Sources 

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