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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
Inventory numbers
IA 318690 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2008)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2001)
25

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