Rating:
4 votes

150th Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Carl Wycoff

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #241412

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Skunk River on 150th Street
Location
Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920 to replace a lost bridge on the Lincoln Highway, moved here in 1952; rehabilitated 1974
Builders
- Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Designer)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 154.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Also called
"40 and 8" Crossing
"40 and 8 Cabin" Crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.13718, -93.56727   (decimal degrees)
42°08'14" N, 93°34'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/453120/4665163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Story City
Inventory numbers
IA 316250 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 49225 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 35.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
100

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2016: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: South Skunk
  • June 2, 2015: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • May 5, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Relocated"
  • February 22, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • October 14, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • September 25, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Added NBI data
  • September 4, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
  • August 31, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • August 23, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: updated info
  • July 29, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
  • July 27, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein