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Whitebreast Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in March 2017

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BH Photo #383480

Map 

Facts 

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
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10
Inventory numbers
IA 226780 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13912 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Sufficiency rating: 19.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Abandoned (3,114)
Built 1955 (391)
Built during 1950s (3,431)
Iowa (5,915)
Lucas County, Iowa (70)
One-lane traffic (7,462)
Owned by county (19,126)
Pony truss (15,198)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,109)
Structurally deficient (18,402)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,080)
Truss (29,904)
Wooden deck (5,914)

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