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Branch Chariton River Bridge

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Looking Northeast

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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BH Photo #400334

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Chariton River on 220th Avenue
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1957
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.97030, -93.35083   (decimal degrees)
40°58'13" N, 93°21'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/470481/4535519 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corydon NE
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 11
Inventory numbers
IA 225620 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13874 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
15

Categories 

Built 1957 (231)
Built during 1950s (3,254)
Iowa (5,793)
Iowa State Highway Commission (699)
Lucas County, Iowa (68)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,584)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,052)
Relocated (639)
Riveted (1,875)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,860)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes