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Hill's Mill Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #212047

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Mill Road
Location
Lime Springs, Howard County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Builder
- Carnegie Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Design
Pin-connected Pratt through truss bridge with M-frame portal bracing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.2 ft.
Total length: 122.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.8 ft.
Also called
Mill Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.46757, -92.30774   (decimal degrees)
43°28'03" N, 92°18'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/555994/4812972 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lime Springs
Land survey
T. 100 N., R. 12 W., Sec. 19
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 183710 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2016: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • September 22, 2012: New photos from Don Morrison
  • August 7, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Changed the name of the bridge to reflect on the local name
  • September 2, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Added information on the bridge

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Don Morrison
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com