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137th Trail Overpass

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Looking East

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in March 2017

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BH Photo #383509

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over BNSF Railroad on a local road
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 113.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.02636, -93.47932   (decimal degrees)
41°01'35" N, 93°28'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/459704/4541793 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lucas
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 23
Inventory numbers
IA 226640 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13870 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2010)
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: 19.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
70

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,791)
Flared (406)
Iowa (5,809)
Lucas County, Iowa (68)
Open (36,830)
Owned by railroad (9,894)
Pony truss (15,068)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,703)
Structurally deficient (18,537)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,686)
Truss (29,505)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes