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Hammond Covered Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds in June 2006

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BH Photo #112540

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over North Cedar Creek on 170th Place
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Bypassed by a low-water crossing. Bridge now privately owned but open to pedestrians
History
Built 1894, bypassed in 2011-12?
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 178.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 15, 1998
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.17761, -93.01414   (decimal degrees)
41°10'39" N, 93°00'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/498814/4558473 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Attica
Inventory numbers
NRHP 98000500 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 15-63-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
IA 238951 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2009)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.0 (out of 100)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1893 (180)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Bypassed (153)
Closed (2,409)
Covered (1,353)
Howe through truss (346)
Howe truss (429)
Iowa (5,793)
Marion County, Iowa (126)
NR-listed (2,844)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Owned by county (18,855)
Preserved (1,057)
Privately owned (1)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Through truss (12,899)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,768)
Truss (29,448)
Wooden deck (5,864)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2016: New photos from Luke
  • February 21, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 2, 2013: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "One-lane traffic", "Wooden deck", "Open to pedestrians", "Privately owned", "Bypassed"
  • January 5, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • February 27, 2008: New photos from Ruth Reynolds

Sources 

  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke