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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

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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
15
Inventory numbers
IA 241670 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14011 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28 (out of 100)
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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