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Whitebreast Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in March 2017

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Whitebreast Creek on 470th Street
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1955
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.99978, -93.52816   (decimal degrees)
40°59'59" N, 93°31'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/455580/4538867 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Le Roy
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 32
Inventory numbers
IA 226780 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13912 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2008)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
10

Categories 

Abandoned (2,926)
Built 1955 (354)
Built during 1950s (3,102)
Iowa (5,648)
Lucas County, Iowa (62)
One-lane traffic (7,391)
Owned by county (18,480)
Pony truss (14,703)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,600)
Structurally deficient (18,164)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,757)
Truss (28,849)
Wooden deck (5,825)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • May 2, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Fixed Location
  • March 16, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed status to "abandoned"
  • August 16, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Added road name

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes