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Prairie Creek Bridge

Photos 

East side of replacement bridge

Photo taken May 2010.

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BH Photo #163987

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Prairie Creek on Xenia Avenue
Location
Humboldt County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900; replaced 2008
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.87105, -93.99368   (decimal degrees)
42°52'16" N, 93°59'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/418837/4746974 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Renwick
Land survey
T. 93 N., R. 27 W., Sec. 14
Inventory numbers
IA 185050 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13663 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1900 (892)
Built during 1900s (6,499)
Humboldt County, Iowa (64)
Iowa (5,959)
Lost (19,910)
Lost 2008 (303)
Lost during 2000s (3,795)
Owned by county (19,085)
Pony truss (15,229)
Replaced by new bridge (13,184)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,212)
Structurally deficient (17,874)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,667)
Truss (29,962)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2010: Updated by Jay Rush: Bridge has been replaced