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Old Mans Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by the Johnson County Secondary Road Department

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BH Photo #512676

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Old Mans Creek on SW Black Hawk Avenue
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 129.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.60040, -91.80871   (decimal degrees)
41°36'01" N, 91°48'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/599275/4606096 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Amish
Land survey
T. 79 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 32
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
120
Inventory numbers
IA 204570 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1940s (4,233)
Functionally obsolete (5,818)
Iowa (6,793)
Johnson County, Iowa (219)
Lost (28,544)
Owned by county (21,614)
Pony truss (17,020)
Replaced by new bridge (19,416)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,423)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,189)
Truss (35,508)

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • July 13, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: replaced

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke