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South Otter Creek Bridge

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Looking South

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in December 2017

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BH Photo #413708

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Otter Creek on a local road
Location
Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1958
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10500, -93.49515   (decimal degrees)
41°06'18" N, 93°29'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/458423/4550531 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lucas
Land survey
T. 73 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 22
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 227880 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13907 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1958 (339)
Built during 1950s (3,643)
Iowa (6,174)
Lost (21,794)
Lucas County, Iowa (70)
Owned by county (19,941)
Pony truss (15,639)
Replaced by new bridge (14,487)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,553)
Structurally deficient (16,264)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,958)
Truss (31,049)

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes