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Chariton River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Chariton River on 460th Street
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a low water crossing
History
Built 1934; removed around 2005
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 99.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.98546, -93.35493   (decimal degrees)
40°59'08" N, 93°21'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/470143/4537203 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corydon NE
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 2
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
15
Inventory numbers
IA 225600 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13890 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Sufficiency rating: 22 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1934 (727)
Built during 1930s (10,922)
Chariton River (37)
Iowa (6,096)
Lost (20,698)
Lucas County, Iowa (70)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Owned by county (19,439)
Pony truss (15,401)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,339)
Structurally deficient (17,490)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,225)
Truss (30,505)
Wooden deck (5,962)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. The bridge has been removed.

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