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Badger Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Kevin Skow in September 2014

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BH Photo #296294

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Badger Creek on 130th Street
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1890; rehabilitated 1974
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 93.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.46767, -93.79928   (decimal degrees)
41°28'04" N, 93°47'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/433256/4590982 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cumming
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 26 W., Sec. 24
Inventory numbers
IA 234620 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13939 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
40

Categories 

19th Century (6,229)
4-panel truss (257)
Built during 1890s (2,490)
Iowa (5,828)
Lally columns (256)
Lattice Railing (183)
Madison County, Iowa (62)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Open (36,905)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pin-connected (3,308)
Pony truss (15,088)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,557)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • September 30, 2014: New photos from Kevin Skow

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