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Little Whitebreast Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Whitebreast Creek on 550th Street
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1933; Removed 2013
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11700, -93.32326   (decimal degrees)
41°07'01" N, 93°19'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/472861/4551795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chariton
Land survey
T. 73 N., R. 21 W., Sec. 19
Inventory numbers
IA 227260 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13898 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2010)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
10

Categories 

Built 1933 (595)
Built during 1930s (10,694)
Iowa (5,828)
Lost (18,947)
Lost 2013 (260)
Lost during 2010s (2,079)
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)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Site has been converted into a low water crossing.

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