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West Nishnabotna River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over West Nishnabotna River on 1400th Street (1400th St)
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1966; replaced 2015
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 162.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.70329, -95.26770   (decimal degrees)
41°42'12" N, 95°16'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/311318/4619318 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harlan
Land survey
T. 80 N., R. 38 W., Sec. 33
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
80
Inventory numbers
IA 306320 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14416 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2014)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 12, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. The bridge has been replaced.
  • March 25, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • June 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Panaramio Link
  • January 23, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Adjusted the information

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Panaramio - Image
  • Luke
  • Nathan Holth
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com