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Lost Branch Creek Bridge

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New bridge

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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BH Photo #400358

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Lost Branch Creek on 270th Avenue
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1960. Replaced 2013
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.91158, -93.23102   (decimal degrees)
40°54'42" N, 93°13'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/480544/4528967 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Russell
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 21 W., Sec. 36
Inventory numbers
IA 225560 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2012)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
35

Categories 

Built during 1960s (1,780)
Iowa (5,824)
Lost (18,941)
Lost 2013 (260)
Lost during 2010s (2,078)
Lucas County, Iowa (68)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,921)
Pony truss (15,084)
Replaced by new bridge (12,566)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,550)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes