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Scott Avenue Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Fourmile Creek on Scott Avenue
Location
Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1913; replaced 1993
Builder
- Federal Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 194.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58322, -93.53297   (decimal degrees)
41°34'60" N, 93°31'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/455574/4603640 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory numbers
IA 3688 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40671 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1991)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
647

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Corrected creek name
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Four Mile Creek", added map location
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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