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Brush Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in March 2017

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BH Photo #383456

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Brush Creek on a local road
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01585, -93.53755   (decimal degrees)
41°00'57" N, 93°32'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/454802/4540655 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodburn
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 20
Inventory numbers
IA 226590 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2010)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
45

Categories 

Built 1900 (883)
Built during 1900s (6,280)
Iowa (5,781)
Lucas County, Iowa (65)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,527)
Owned by railroad (9,804)
Pony truss (15,046)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,549)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,923)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes