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Yates Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Looking north

Photos taken July 2007 by J.R. Manning

BH Photo #109315

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Chicago & Northwestern Railroad) on Yates Avenue
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 162.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01546, -92.80416   (decimal degrees)
42°00'56" N, 92°48'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/516214/4651511 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Le Grand
Land survey
T. 83 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 11
Inventory numbers
IA 242410 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2010)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
140

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,349)
Iowa (5,824)
Marshall County, Iowa (79)
Open (36,893)
Owned by railroad (9,957)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 2, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 8, 2007: Posted photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

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