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Carruthers Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Carruthers Creek on H20
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
History
Built 1951; removed 2014
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.13678, -93.13174   (decimal degrees)
41°08'12" N, 93°07'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/488942/4553949 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Melcher-Dallas
Land survey
T. 73 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 11
Inventory numbers
IA 226860 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13887 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2010)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
10

Categories 

Built 1951 (242)
Built during 1950s (3,360)
Iowa (5,828)
Lost (18,949)
Lost 2014 (232)
Lost during 2010s (2,080)
Lucas County, Iowa (69)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Site has been converted into a low water crossing. Bridge is gone.
  • August 16, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Updated status and coordinates

Sources 

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