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White Breast Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over White Breast Creek on 92nd Avenue
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Lost to flooding in April 2013
History
Built 1947, washed out by flooding in April 2013
Design
Pratt through truss with Town Lattice portal bracing and pinned connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 184.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30288, -93.17143   (decimal degrees)
41°18'10" N, 93°10'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/485648/4572394 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knoxville SW
Land survey
T. 75 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 16
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
40
Inventory numbers
IA 240050 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14002 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Sufficiency rating: 24.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 3, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Town lattice portal bracing"
  • April 25, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected name
  • April 25, 2013: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is gone! According to locals, it was washed away by floodwaters in April 2013
  • February 15, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Adjusted the information

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Image?
  • Luke

Comments 

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted February 14, 2010, by Ed Hollowell (erhollow [at] dslextreme [dot] com)

Looks Like it's White Breast Creek to me.