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Elk Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Elk Creek on 220th Street
Location
Ida County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1969
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38537, -95.34663   (decimal degrees)
42°23'07" N, 95°20'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/306829/4695232 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schaller South
Land survey
T. 87 N., R. 39 W., Sec. 02
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 185970 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 34 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1969 (120)
Built during 1960s (2,145)
Ida County, Iowa (26)
Iowa (6,790)
Lost (28,402)
Lost 2014 (392)
Lost during 2010s (3,598)
Owned by county (21,600)
Pony truss (17,004)
Replaced by new bridge (19,311)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,415)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,564)
Truss (35,396)

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: replaced
  • February 14, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com