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Thayer Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dave Darby

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BH Photo #335905

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on Thayer Avenue
Location
Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1905; Road vacated 1996 due to the bridge needing repairs the county couldn't justify.
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58789, -90.97732   (decimal degrees)
41°35'16" N, 90°58'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/668594/4605997 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Durant
Inventory numbers
IA 257980 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 68945 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,681)
Built 1905 (802)
Built during 1900s (7,267)
Iowa (6,534)
Muscatine County, Iowa (177)
Pin-connected (3,932)
Pony truss (16,260)
Pratt pony truss (3,657)
Pratt truss (9,360)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,454)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,598)
Truss (33,018)
Wooden deck (6,084)

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2020: Updated by Luke: Corrected abandonedment/vacated date
  • August 19, 2015: Added by Luke using information provided by Dave Darby

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