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East Branch Salt Creek Bridge

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East Branch Salt Creek Bridge

View from the west end looking east

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 28, 2013

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BH Photo #261464

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over East Branch Salt Creek on CR E29 (230th Street)
Location
Tama County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914; replaced 2014
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (Fabricators)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.10820, -92.35086   (decimal degrees)
42°06'30" N, 92°21'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/553669/4661993 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elberon
Land survey
T. 84 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 10
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
40
Inventory numbers
IA 318540 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery; bridge has been replaced
  • July 31, 2013: New photos from Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com