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Branch Whitebreast Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Whitebreast Creek on a local road
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a low water crossing
History
Built 1938; replaced around 2008
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.99680, -93.53864   (decimal degrees)
40°59'48" N, 93°32'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/454697/4538541 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Le Roy
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 31
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
10
Inventory numbers
IA 226730 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Sufficiency rating: 19.4 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1938 (811)
Built during 1930s (11,080)
Iowa (6,151)
Lost (21,427)
Lucas County, Iowa (70)
Owned by county (19,769)
Pony truss (15,579)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,492)
Structurally deficient (16,820)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,915)
Truss (30,973)

Update Log 

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

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