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Branch Little Whitebreast Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Branch Little Whitebreast Creek on a local road
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1957; replaced around 2009
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10606, -93.35490   (decimal degrees)
41°06'22" N, 93°21'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/470200/4550591 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chariton
Land survey
T. 73 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 23
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
35
Inventory numbers
IA 227630 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13878 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1957 (275)
Built during 1950s (3,790)
Iowa (6,374)
Lost (24,050)
Lucas County, Iowa (70)
One-lane traffic (7,565)
Owned by county (20,531)
Pony truss (16,060)
Replaced by new bridge (16,053)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,428)
Structurally deficient (14,702)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,174)
Truss (32,401)

Update Log 

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

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