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Plum Creek Bridge

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Bridge out

The road ends here, even though Iowa DOT maps show that it continues. Down the hill is another "Road Closed" sign where the bridge used to be.

Photo taken June 2010 by Jay Rush.

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BH Photo #168543

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Plum Creek on 165th Avenue
Location
Kossuth County, Iowa
Status
Bridge no longer exists
History
Built ca. 1950
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.13308, -94.13853   (decimal degrees)
43°07'59" N, 94°08'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/407400/4776222 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burt
Land survey
T. 96 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 15
Inventory numbers
IA 215210 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1950s (3,838)
Iowa (6,471)
Kossuth County, Iowa (27)
Lost (24,607)
Owned by county (20,733)
Pony truss (16,160)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,629)
Structurally deficient (14,277)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,161)
Truss (32,703)