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North Branch North River Bridge

Photos 

Looking South at road block

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2017

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BH Photo #385339

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over North Branch North River on Cottonwood Avenue
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1911
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49456, -94.20431   (decimal degrees)
41°29'40" N, 94°12'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/399475/4594360 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Earlham West
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 4
Inventory numbers
IA 235110 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13966 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
35

Categories 

Built 1911 (682)
Built during 1910s (8,806)
Iowa (5,824)
Lost (18,942)
Madison County, Iowa (62)
North River (Iowa) (16)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pony truss (15,085)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)
Truss (29,552)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • June 1, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated Status Based on Satellite Imagery: This Bridge is Now Closed

Sources 

  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes