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Morehead Bridge

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Moorehead Bridge

View from the west end looking east.

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 18, 2013

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BH Photo #260009

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Fork Maquoketa River on 74th Street
Location
Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built or relocated 1982
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 170.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09006, -90.79781   (decimal degrees)
42°05'24" N, 90°47'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/682127/4662122 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baldwin
Land survey
T. 84 N., R. 1 E.
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
90
Inventory numbers
IA 191921 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 19, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • January 24, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Pratt through truss

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com