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Millertown Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Phil Rhoeder

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #249835

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Fork Maquoketa River on 30th Avenue
Location
Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1940
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 316.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12403, -90.85865   (decimal degrees)
42°07'27" N, 90°51'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/677001/4665766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baldwin
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 1 E.
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
45
Inventory numbers
IA 193240 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2013)
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: 24.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: satellite view shows it's soulless replacement
  • March 5, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • October 21, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 24, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Pennsylvania through truss

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com