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Jim Creek Bridge

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Looking East

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2017

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BH Photo #385361

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Jim Creek on 115th Street
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1996
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 72.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48191, -94.14315   (decimal degrees)
41°28'55" N, 94°08'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/404561/4592886 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Earlham West
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 12
Inventory numbers
IA 235170 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13953 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
20

Categories 

19th Century (6,225)
Built 1895 (238)
Built during 1890s (2,487)
Iowa (5,823)
Madison County, Iowa (62)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,891)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,083)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,525)
Truss (29,548)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes