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Underwood Avenue Bridge

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Oblique View

I know very little about this bridge except that it seems to carry two roads across a creek that feeds Timber Creek, which in turn, feeds the Iowa River. It is typical of rural bridges in Iowa.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2007

BH Photo #113392

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Timber Creek on Underwood Avenue and Merle Hibbs Blvd
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01384, -92.86200   (decimal degrees)
42°00'50" N, 92°51'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/511426/4651322 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Le Grand
Inventory numbers
IA 242540 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 36440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
30

Categories 

Beam (12,448)
Iowa (5,863)
Marshall County, Iowa (79)
One-lane traffic (7,439)
Open (37,040)
Owned by county (19,010)
Span length under 25 feet (5,888)
Steel stringer (4,896)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,022)

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated GPS and Location
  • March 28, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net