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Cherry Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Southwest

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in May 2017

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BH Photo #389190

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Cherry Creek on Meadow Avenue
Location
Jasper County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1930
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67028, -93.09972   (decimal degrees)
41°40'13" N, 93°05'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/491698/4613173 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newton
Inventory numbers
IA 196860 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 56797 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
80

Categories 

Beam (12,274)
Built 1930 (1,621)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Iowa (5,824)
Jasper County, Iowa (77)
Lost (18,942)
Owned by county (18,923)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Steel stringer (4,841)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • June 26, 2013: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes