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North River Bridge

Photos 

Overview

These photos were taken just as we were leaving Madison County to head north to MN for Christmas. Nice out-of-the-way stop. JS

Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2007

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BH Photo #112973

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over North River on North River Trail
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1967
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43466, -93.99261   (decimal degrees)
41°26'05" N, 93°59'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/417070/4587485 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Charles NW
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 27 W., Sec. 29
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
40
Inventory numbers
IA 234840 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • March 18, 2008: New photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net