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Calhoun Creek Bridge

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Briggs St Bridge

Photo taken by Lee Smith in September 2016

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BH Photo #364788

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Calhoun Creek on Briggs Street
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1925
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48706, -93.16127   (decimal degrees)
41°29'13" N, 93°09'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/486537/4592840 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knoxville NW
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 9
Inventory numbers
IA 241320 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13988 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2007)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
10

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New photo from Lee Smith
  • September 17, 2016: New photos from Lee Smith
  • February 15, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Warren pony truss; is abandoned

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Lee Smith - ljsmith_32 [at] hotmail [dot] com