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North Skunk River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Skunk River on Ivory Street
Location
Jasper County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1938; Removed 2013
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 143.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.73752, -92.94144   (decimal degrees)
41°44'15" N, 92°56'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/504869/4620635 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kellogg
Land survey
T. 80 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 15
Inventory numbers
IA 197780 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13739 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2007)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
25

Categories 

Built 1938 (761)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Deck removed (36)
Iowa (5,790)
Jasper County, Iowa (77)
Lost (18,696)
Lost 2013 (255)
Lost during 2010s (2,010)
North Skunk River (19)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,051)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Structurally deficient (18,442)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,245)
Truss (29,445)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Skunk River"
  • April 27, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery
  • January 24, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Deck removed"

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