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Polk Avenue Bridge

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Polk ave bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt July 12, 2009

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BH Photo #273078

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Deep Creek on Polk Avenue
Location
Plymouth County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1958
Design
Pratt through truss with riveted connections and WV portal bracing
Dimensions
Span length: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 120.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.81872, -96.01645   (decimal degrees)
42°49'07" N, 96°00'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/743906/4745002 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oyens
Land survey
T. 92 N., R. 44 W., Sec. 2
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
60
Inventory numbers
IA 274210 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14230 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1958 (333)
Built during 1950s (3,530)
Iowa (6,104)
Open (37,947)
Owned by county (19,495)
Plymouth County, Iowa (37)
Pratt through truss (4,809)
Pratt truss (8,378)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,171)
Structurally deficient (17,437)
Through truss (13,604)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,869)
Truss (30,586)
Wooden deck (5,974)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • January 23, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Adjusted the information

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net