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North Skunk River Bridge

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Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over North Skunk River on a local road
Location
Jasper County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1919; replaced 1991
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84949, -93.09720   (decimal degrees)
41°50'58" N, 93°05'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Quadrangle map:
Baxter SE
Land survey
T. 81 N., R. 19 W., Sec. 8
Inventory numbers
IA 199120 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40638 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/1989)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 48.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1985)
30

Categories 

Built 1919 (463)
Built during 1910s (8,806)
Iowa (5,828)
Jasper County, Iowa (77)
Lost (18,947)
Lost 1991 (293)
Lost during 1990s (3,716)
North Skunk River (19)
Pony truss (15,088)
Replaced by new bridge (12,571)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,739)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,936)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Skunk River"
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn