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Otter Creek Bridge

Photos 

Plaque

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2009

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BH Photo #146822

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Otter Creek on a local road
Location
Lyon County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Builder
- Western Bridge & Construction Co. of Omaha, Nebraska
Design
Pratt Through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 79.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.26106, -95.94172   (decimal degrees)
43°15'40" N, 95°56'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/261236/4794007 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
George East
Land survey
T. 98 N., R. 43 W., Sec. 33
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 228150 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 7, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "Western Bridge & Construction Co."
  • October 11, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added category "5-panel truss"
  • October 1, 2009: New photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com