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195th Avenue Overpass

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Looking West

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in June 2017

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BH Photo #395542

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over the BNSF Railway on 195th Avenue
Location
Lee County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.54292, -91.53727   (decimal degrees)
40°32'35" N, 91°32'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/623866/4489046 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Argyle
Land survey
T. 66 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 3
Inventory numbers
IA 218120 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2009)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
130

Categories 

Built 1939 (677)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Iowa (5,790)
Lee County, Iowa (52)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,582)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,902)
Structurally deficient (18,438)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,244)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • June 30, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes