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265th Street Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on 265th Street
Location
Story County, Iowa
Status
Relocated
History
Built 1954; replaced 2005
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 273.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97260, -93.57971   (decimal degrees)
41°58'21" N, 93°34'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/451969/4646896 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huxley
Land survey
T. 83 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
IA 314780 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14439 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1954 (305)
Built during 1950s (3,358)
Iowa (5,824)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 2005 (378)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pony truss (15,085)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
South Skunk River (48)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Story County, Iowa (148)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,671)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Skunk River"
  • October 17, 2016: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: South Skunk
  • January 16, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed "Ames" from the city box because the bridge was outside of the city limits.