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Little Sioux River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on CR E54 (270th Street)
Location
Monona County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1958; replaced 2015
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Main span: Parker through truss
Approaches: Two Warren pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 316.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.96511, -95.97352   (decimal degrees)
41°57'54" N, 95°58'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/253594/4650180 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moorhead NW
Land survey
T. 83 N., R. 44 W., Sec. 33
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
320
Inventory numbers
IA 250230 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 35.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 2, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Update based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.
  • August 2, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Little Sioux River Bridge
Posted January 29, 2015, by Jason Smith (flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com)

This bridge as well as the one over Monona-Harrison Ditch are now doomed. Demolition and replacement scheduled to begin as early as February.