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Branch Little Whitebreast Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Branch Little Whitebreast Creek on 550th Street
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1954; replaced 2009
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11691, -93.34978   (decimal degrees)
41°07'01" N, 93°20'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/470634/4551794 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chariton
Land survey
T. 73 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 23
Inventory numbers
IA 227620 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13877 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
25

Categories 

Built 1954 (305)
Built during 1950s (3,358)
Iowa (5,824)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 2009 (269)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Lucas County, Iowa (68)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pony truss (15,085)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,934)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. The bridge has been replaced.

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