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Minerva Creek Bridge

Photos 

South Approach

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2007

BH Photo #109808

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Minerva Creek on Davidson Avenue
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss with center 'X' panel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08160, -93.17572   (decimal degrees)
42°04'54" N, 93°10'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/485465/4658850 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
State Center
Land survey
T. 84 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 15
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 243810 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14023 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1919 (484)
Built during 1910s (9,116)
Iowa (6,109)
Marshall County, Iowa (85)
Open (37,985)
Owned by county (19,504)
Pony truss (15,445)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,379)
Structurally deficient (17,422)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,818)
Truss (30,610)
Warren pony truss (3,011)
Warren truss (6,010)

Update Log 

  • 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