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Tom Creek Bridge

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Looking West

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2017

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BH Photo #385434

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Tom Creek on Heritage Avenue
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1936
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43635, -94.10896   (decimal degrees)
41°26'11" N, 94°06'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/407351/4587791 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Earlham East
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 29
Inventory numbers
IA 235060 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
80

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,807)
Iowa (5,828)
Madison County, Iowa (62)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Open (36,905)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes