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US151 Prairie Creek Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Prairie Creek on US 151
Location
Fairfax, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1926; Replaced 1961
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 162.1 ft.
Deck width: 30.2 ft.
Also called
IA149 Prairie Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92318, -91.78383   (decimal degrees)
41°55'23" N, 91°47'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/600841/4641962 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairfax
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
8,600
Inventory numbers
IA 33780 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 61560 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 41 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1926 (722)
Built during 1920s (9,478)
Continuous (2,319)
Continuous truss (173)
Fairfax, Iowa (3)
Have street view (25,401)
IA 149 (1)
Iowa (6,191)
Linn County, Iowa (226)
Lost (22,248)
Lost 1961 (51)
Lost during 1960s (613)
Owned by state (15,118)
Relocated (782)
Replaced by new bridge (14,839)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Through truss (14,033)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,673)
Truss (31,221)
US 151 (13)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2019: Updated by Luke: Noted that the bridge was REPLACED rather than rehabbed in 1961. Noted relocation
  • June 30, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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Comments 

US151 Prairie Creek Bridge
Posted June 30, 2014, by Anonymous