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Local Road Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on a local road
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1942; removed early 2000s
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.17117, -93.93177   (decimal degrees)
41°10'16" N, 93°55'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/421839/4558176 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Peru
Land survey
T. 74 N., R. 27 W., Sec. 35
Inventory numbers
IA 232150 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1999)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
5

Categories 

19th Century (6,180)
Built 1891 (184)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Iowa (5,790)
Lost (18,696)
Madison County, Iowa (62)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,051)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,442)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Fixed Location and Status

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