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Walnut Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in November 2017

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BH Photo #412104

Map 

Description 

Appears like this bridge is being used by the local farmer. Roads leading up to the bridge are almost gone.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Walnut Creek on 240 Street
Location
Montgomery County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1951
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 163.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.95933, -95.36218   (decimal degrees)
40°57'34" N, 95°21'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/301206/4536929 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coburg
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 39 W., Sec. 17
Inventory numbers
IA 254930 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14132 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2013)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
20

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • May 12, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. This bridge is closed.

Sources 

  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes