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Jordan Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Jordan Creek on 245th Street
Location
Monona County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
http://www.mononacounty.org/BOS/Agenda%20SR%202013/032613%20...
History
Built 1912; replaced 2016
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00080, -95.83820   (decimal degrees)
42°00'03" N, 95°50'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/264939/4653762 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mapleton SE
Land survey
T. 83 N., R. 43 W., Sec. 15
Inventory numbers
IA 250010 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14078 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
10

Categories 

Built 1912 (735)
Built during 1910s (8,803)
Doomed (1,042)
Iowa (5,823)
Lost (18,931)
Lost 2016 (149)
Lost during 2010s (2,077)
Monona County, Iowa (39)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,919)
Pony truss (15,080)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,876)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,997)
Truss (29,539)
Wooden deck (5,872)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Update based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.
  • October 28, 2015: Updated by Luke: County intends to replace this bridge

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com