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Plum Creek Truss Bridge

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Very Remote Location

This pony truss has whthstood many floods.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in February 2009

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BH Photo #134531

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Plum Creek on CR F20 (Amana Road)
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.80787, -91.72170   (decimal degrees)
41°48'28" N, 91°43'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/606184/4629234 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Swisher
Land survey
T. 81 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 24
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
190
Inventory numbers
IA 205890 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13779 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 54.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Concrete deck", "Riveted"
  • October 1, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 18, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Fixed coordinates
  • February 28, 2009: New photos from Quinn Phelan

Sources 

  • Quinn Phelan - qphelan [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com