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West Nishnabotna River Bridge

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Photo taken by Ry

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BH Photo #351364

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over West Nishnabotna River on Commercial St
Location
Carson, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 205.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24367, -95.42412   (decimal degrees)
41°14'37" N, 95°25'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/296872/4568641 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carson
Land survey
T. 74 N., R. 40 W., Sec. 3
Inventory numbers
IA 283990 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14311 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 91.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
140

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2016: New photos from Luke
  • January 26, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

West Nishnabotna River Bridge
Posted March 21, 2010, by ry (ry [at] shorrthing [dot] com)

photo from our bridge hunt