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Yates Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Looking north

Photos taken July 2007 by J.R. Manning

BH Photo #109315

Map 

Description 

Built using a rebuilt railroad span from an unknown origin.

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 1900 using a truss constructed for railroad use in Ca. 1885
Builder
- Phoenix Iron Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
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
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
140
Inventory numbers
IA 242410 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 18, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • 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