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Brush Creek Bridge

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Brush Creek Bridge

View from the east looking west

Photo taken by Dave King on September 24, 2013

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BH Photo #267238

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Brush Creek on Green Castle Road
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Builders
- Des Moines Bridge & Iron Co./Works of Des Moines, Iowa
- Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 54.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92052, -92.83755   (decimal degrees)
41°55'14" N, 92°50'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/513470/4640964 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gilman
Land survey
T. 82 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
IA 241670 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14011 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 40.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
15

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Added photos & builder
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com