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Potato Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Potato Creek on CR L34 (York Road)
Location
Pottawattamie County, Iowa, and Harrison County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1950; Replaced 2005
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 115.2 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50630, -95.72876   (decimal degrees)
41°30'23" N, 95°43'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/272261/4598559 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hard Scratch
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 43 W., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
IA 290560 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2005)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
50

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2016: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

Sources 

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