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US34 Skunk River Bridge (Old)

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Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #259577

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Skunk River on a local road
Location
Rome, Henry County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925, Replaced 2000
Builders
- Des Moines Steel Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 407.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.98846, -91.65708   (decimal degrees)
40°59'18" N, 91°39'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/612962/4538344 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lockridge East
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 7 W., Sec. 3
Inventory numbers
IA 180540 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13637 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1995)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
200

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • July 13, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • February 9, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

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