Rating:
3 votes

Clear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Clear Creek Bridge

View of the south end looking north. Taken June 10, 2013.

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #255900

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Clear Creek on Johnson Iowa Road
Location
Johnson County, Iowa, and Iowa County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; Replaced 2015
Design
Pratt through truss with A-frame portal bracing and riveted connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.70996, -91.83386   (decimal degrees)
41°42'36" N, 91°50'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/597015/4618231 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oxford
Land survey
T. 80 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
IA 205240 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13782 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
60

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2016: Updated by Luke: Replaced 2015
  • June 10, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • March 23, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "A-frame portal", "Riveted"
  • January 26, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Pratt through truss with riveted connections and A-frame portal bracing
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Clear Creek", Fixed the name.

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke