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Old Mans Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Old Mans Creek on SW Cosgrove Road
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.59832, -91.73635   (decimal degrees)
41°35'54" N, 91°44'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/605309/4605950 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frytown
Land survey
T. 78 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 2
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
70
Inventory numbers
IA 203670 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2009)
Sufficiency rating: 19.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1900 (921)
Built during 1900s (7,224)
Iowa (6,499)
Johnson County, Iowa (200)
Lost (24,733)
Owned by county (20,783)
Pony truss (16,184)
Replaced by new bridge (16,577)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,668)
Structurally deficient (14,198)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,584)
Truss (32,784)
Wooden deck (6,069)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed status to replaced
  • October 2, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge removed

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Old Mans Creek Bridge
Posted July 10, 2013, by Still Anonymous (noone [at] nowhere [dot] org)

Bridge has been replaced, Cosgrove Rd SW is once again open to traffic between Black Diamond Rd SW and 480th St SW.

Old Mans Creek Bridge
Posted July 2, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Could this be one of the Kent Park spans?

Old Mans Creek Bridge
Posted July 2, 2011, by Anonymous

Bridge is gone, access road has been removed. Visible on current Google maps.