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Mehaffey Bridge (Old)

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Mehaffey Bridge

View looking northeast from the boat ramp

Photo taken by Dave King

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Iowa River (Coralville Resevoir) on Fm Mehaffey Bridge Road
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1963; replaced 2014
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 547.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.77472, -91.56111   (decimal degrees)
41°46'29" N, 91°33'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/619586/4625764 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
3,410
Inventory numbers
IA 205600 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 57385 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: bridge has been replaced
  • July 28, 2013: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • The Gazette - Mehaffey Bridge Replacement
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com