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Carruthers Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Single-story Bailey pony truss bridge over Carruthers Creek on H20
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
History
Built 1951; removed 2014
Design
Single-story Bailey 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
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10
Inventory numbers
IA 226860 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13887 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 4, 2018: Updated by Luke: Was a Single-story Bailey pony truss
  • 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
  • Luke