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Linn Creek Bridge

Photos 

South Approach

This old timer is located on a local road that does little but provide access to farm fields. I believe the daily traffic count of "10" is rather optimistic.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2007

BH Photo #109758

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Linn Creek on Langford Avenue
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1893; rehabilitated 1955
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02635, -93.00972   (decimal degrees)
42°01'35" N, 93°00'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/499195/4652701 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
LaMoille
Land survey
T. 83 N., R. 19 W., Sec. 01
Inventory numbers
IA 242720 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14020 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2010)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
10

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Gone.
  • August 5, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is closed
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data
  • January 26, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke