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Fir Road Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Truss bridge over an unnamed creek on Fir Road
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894
Design
Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71002, -95.46070   (decimal degrees)
41°42'36" N, 95°27'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/295280/4620506 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shelby
Land survey
T. 78 N., R. 40 W., Sec. 26
Inventory numbers
IA 304820 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,801)
Built 1894 (215)
Built during 1890s (2,712)
Iowa (6,151)
Open (38,386)
Owned by county (19,745)
Shelby County, Iowa (58)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,482)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,909)
Truss (30,960)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2019: Updated by Luke: Corrected GPS based on NBI
  • May 12, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. This bridge is still open to traffic.
  • September 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected map

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com