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H Avenue Bridge

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Little Bear Creek Bridge

View from the north end looking south. Taken June 17, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #256439

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little Bear Creek on H Avenue
Location
Iowa County, Iowa
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.73777, -92.16217   (decimal degrees)
41°44'16" N, 92°09'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/569671/4621000 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williamsburg NW
Land survey
T. 80 N., R. 11 W., Sec. 17
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 190620 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13698 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is a warren pony truss
  • June 17, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • July 2, 2012: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Little Bear Creek is the name of the stream.

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Unnamed Creek Bridge on H Ave in Victor/Ladora Iowa
Posted July 2, 2012, by Anonymous

Bridge is closed at present, signs posted and dirt berms piled to block traffic. Satellite photos show signs and tracks of where locals have bypassed berms to cross bridge on ATVs.