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Old IA59 West Fork Nisnabotna River Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over West Fork Nisnabotna River on Old IA 59
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927; replaced 2012
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 274.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.78732, -95.32531   (decimal degrees)
41°47'14" N, 95°19'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/306777/4628776 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Defiance
Land survey
T. 81 N., R. 38 W., Sec. 31
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
410
Inventory numbers
IA 47890 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2010)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33 (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.
  • July 12, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com