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Little Sioux River Bridge

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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
Inventory numbers
IA 250230 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 35.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
320

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.