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North Skunk River Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over North Skunk River on 330th Street
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1914
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.87717, -93.12209   (decimal degrees)
41°52'38" N, 93°07'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/489869/4636146 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Melbourne
Land survey
T. 82 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 36
Inventory numbers
IA 242280 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14025 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
25

Categories 

Built 1914 (718)
Built during 1910s (8,753)
Doomed (1,028)
Iowa (5,787)
Marshall County, Iowa (79)
North Skunk River (19)
Open (36,569)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,899)
Structurally deficient (18,430)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,433)
Truss (29,443)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Skunk River"
  • February 1, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data

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