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West Branch Indian Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Branch Indian Creek on a 280th Street
Location
Story County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1916; Replaced 2015
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95039, -93.45630   (decimal degrees)
41°57'01" N, 93°27'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/462180/4644368 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maxwell
Land survey
T. 82 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 6
Inventory numbers
IA 313650 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 35.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
60

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2015: Updated by Luke: Currently being replaced
  • March 25, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

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West Branch Indian Creek Bridge
Posted April 5, 2015, by Luke