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Salt Creek Bridge

Photos 

Found it

But it looks to have been recently replaced.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in September 2011

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BH Photo #213841

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Salt Creek on V Avenue (V Ave)
Location
Tama County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1916; Replaced 2003
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.04011, -92.35669   (decimal degrees)
42°02'24" N, 92°21'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/553244/4654429 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elberon
Land survey
T. 84 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 34
Inventory numbers
IA 318740 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14481 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1916 (667)
Built during 1910s (9,248)
Iowa (6,191)
Lost (22,274)
Lost 2003 (508)
Lost during 2000s (4,031)
Owned by county (20,055)
Pony truss (15,698)
Replaced by new bridge (14,861)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,178)
Tama County, Iowa (101)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,373)
Truss (31,238)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added replacement date
  • September 18, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Replaced
  • September 18, 2011: New photos from Quinn Phelan

Sources 

  • Quinn Phelan - qphelan [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke