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Buffalo Creek Bridge

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Buffalo Creek Through Truss Bridge

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #253206

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Description 

Bridge can be seen from Buffalo Road just outside Anamosa. Driveway is gated off with 'State Property No Trespassing' signs posted. Was able to walk along the fence in a field, not fenced off, with no signs to get the close shot.

Facts 

Overview
Through Truss Bridge over Buffalo Creek on State Property
Location
Jones County, Iowa
Status
Open to authorized state personnel
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12412, -91.32039   (decimal degrees)
42°07'27" N, 91°19'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/638832/4664922 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anamosa
Average daily traffic
10
Inventory numbers
IA 699785 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 56184 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2011)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Howe Lattice Portal", "Lattice Railing"
  • May 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged what I believe in the NBI data.
  • May 5, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

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