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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
45
Inventory numbers
IA 226590 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1900 (891)
Built during 1900s (6,469)
Iowa (5,948)
Lucas County, Iowa (70)
One-lane traffic (7,503)
Open (37,181)
Owned by railroad (10,401)
Pony truss (15,189)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,084)
Structurally deficient (18,027)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,105)
Truss (29,882)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes