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North River Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2017

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BH Photo #385378

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over North River on Elmwood Avenue (Elmwood Ave)
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.39882, -94.16031   (decimal degrees)
41°23'56" N, 94°09'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/403005/4583680 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Earlham West
Land survey
T. 76 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 11
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 234360 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13972 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
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: 21.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (476)
Built 1909 (720)
Built during 1900s (6,789)
Iowa (6,191)
Madison County, Iowa (66)
North River (Iowa) (16)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,205)
Owned by county (20,048)
Pin-connected (3,695)
Pony truss (15,693)
Pratt pony truss (3,474)
Pratt truss (8,735)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,988)
Truss (31,218)
Wooden deck (6,002)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes