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Taft Avenue Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over an Buck Creek on Abandoned Section of Taft Avenue
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned?
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 32.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52174, -91.46388   (decimal degrees)
41°31'18" N, 91°27'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/628167/4597817 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Liberty SW
Land survey
T. 78 N., R. 5 W., Sec. 32
Elevation
650 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
IA 203230 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13770 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Closed (2,759)
Iowa (6,793)
Johnson County, Iowa (219)
Owned by county (21,614)
Pony truss (17,020)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,226)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,508)
Truss (35,508)

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2020: Updated by Luke: Name edit; Changed status to abandoned, but with a "?" as it looks like it may be destroyed in aerial imagery
  • August 31, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Location and creek name from 1965 map

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Local Road Bridge
Posted June 6, 2020, by Luke

Current aerial doesn't bode well for the bridge...