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Sugar Creek Bridge

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Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in June 2017

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BH Photo #395519

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Abel Road
Location
Lee County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918; rehabilitated 1958
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61859, -91.58194   (decimal degrees)
40°37'07" N, 91°34'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/619947/4497385 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Argyle
Land survey
T. 67 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 8
Inventory numbers
IA 218440 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13825 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
50

Categories 

Built 1918 (445)
Built during 1910s (8,807)
Iowa (5,828)
Lee County, Iowa (52)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Open (36,905)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,702)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes