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Elm Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Northeast

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in October 2018

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BH Photo #437357

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Elm Creek on Redwood Road
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926; rehabilitated 2000
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.1 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64089, -95.22800   (decimal degrees)
41°38'27" N, 95°13'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/314442/4612303 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jacksonville
Land survey
T. 79 N., R. 38 W., Sec. 24
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
60
Inventory numbers
IA 305300 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14384 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 37.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 29, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • February 22, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Pratt through truss bridge

Sources 

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