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Plum Creek Bridge

Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Plum Creek on L Road NW
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1996
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83286, -91.72682   (decimal degrees)
41°49'58" N, 91°43'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/605718/4632002 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Swisher
Land survey
T. 81 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 13
Inventory numbers
IA 205810 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40639 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,350)
Built during 1890s (3,191)
Iowa (6,791)
Johnson County, Iowa (219)
Lost (28,435)
Lost 1996 (455)
Lost during 1990s (4,142)
Pony truss (17,008)
Replaced by new bridge (19,339)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,218)
Structurally deficient (12,885)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,498)
Truss (35,423)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn