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Branch Wolf Creek M Avenue Bridge

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Branch Wolf Creek M Avenue Bridge

View from the north end looking south

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken July 28, 2013

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BH Photo #261350

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Branch Wolf Creek on M Avenue
Location
Tama County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.18466, -92.53326   (decimal degrees)
42°11'05" N, 92°31'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/538542/4670384 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gladbrook NE
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 14 W., Sec. 7
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 319620 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14459 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,165)
Built during 1910s (9,170)
Iowa (6,151)
Lattice Railing (197)
One-lane traffic (7,532)
Open (38,334)
Owned by county (19,725)
Pony truss (15,556)
Pratt pony truss (3,359)
Pratt truss (8,500)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,107)
Structurally deficient (16,983)
Tama County, Iowa (101)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,297)
Truss (30,947)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2018: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Lattice Railing"
  • July 30, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Fixed name and location

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com