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Long Dick Creek Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2020

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BH Photo #471100

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Long Dick Creek on 400th Street
Location
Story County, Iowa, and Hamilton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956; rehabilitated 1974
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.20917, -93.51611   (decimal degrees)
42°12'33" N, 93°30'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/457362/4673129 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Story City
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 03
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
45
Inventory numbers
IA 316100 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14433 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 26, 2020: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes

Comments 

Long Dick Creek Bridge
Posted April 28, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Thank you for the fine research Anon!

Long Dick Creek Bridge
Posted April 27, 2020, by Anonymous

I did a quick Google search on "Long Dick", and all I got were feelings of inadequacy. 8^P

and this:

http://www.prrcd.org/long-dick-creek-vs-bear-creek/

“Long Dick” was the unfortunate nickname of a tall guy named Richard who explored the land near the creek when it was still wild prairie.

Long Dick Creek Bridge
Posted April 26, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Certainly curious as to the origin of this stream's name.