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Blood Run Creek Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2009

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BH Photo #146538

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Blood Run Creek on Buchanan Ave.
Location
Lyon County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.47836, -96.46680   (decimal degrees)
43°28'42" N, 96°28'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/704871/4817055 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Larchwood
Land survey
T. 100 N., R. 48 W., Sec. 13
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
50
Inventory numbers
IA 231420 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13921 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (460)
Built 1918 (456)
Built during 1910s (8,993)
Iowa (5,959)
Lyon County, Iowa (46)
Open (37,445)
Owned by county (19,085)
Pony truss (15,229)
Pratt pony truss (3,238)
Pratt truss (8,206)
Riveted (1,971)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,201)
Structurally deficient (17,874)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,216)
Truss (29,962)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2009: Updated by Jason Smith: Bridge is a riveted Pratt pony truss bridge

Sources 

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