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US18 Rock Valley Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Overview

This was the predecessor to the current bridge: a steel stringer bridge built ca. 1925.

Photo taken in 1998 by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #111948

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Rock River on US 18
Location
Rock Valley, Sioux County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935; Replaced 2002
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 462.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.20000, -96.34444   (decimal degrees)
43°12'00" N, 96°20'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/715751/4786448 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rock Valley
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,810
Inventory numbers
IA 48230 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 36291 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 26, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "Rock Valley, Iowa", "Replaced by new bridge"
  • October 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Rock River (Iowa)"
  • February 21, 2008: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

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