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South Branch Salt Creek Bridge

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CLOSED !

Looks like that farmer has a nice fire going in the distance ?

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in September 2011

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BH Photo #213844

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Branch Salt Creek on U Avenue
Location
Tama County, Iowa
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1907
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 98.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05298, -92.37651   (decimal degrees)
42°03'11" N, 92°22'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/551593/4655846 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clutier
Land survey
T. 84 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 28
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 318690 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2014)
Sufficiency rating: 22.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2016: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • March 24, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "A-frame portal", "Lattice Railing"
  • September 18, 2011: New photos from Quinn Phelan

Sources 

  • Quinn Phelan - qphelan [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com