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Drainage ditch Bridge

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Looking Southwest from HYW E66

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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BH Photo #401292

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Drainage ditch on Station Street
Location
Chelsea, Tama County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Iowa State Highway Commission
History
Built 1925
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 28.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92711, -92.39453   (decimal degrees)
41°55'38" N, 92°23'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/550201/4641860 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chelsea
Inventory numbers
IA 1890 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 68632 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
350

Categories 

Beam (12,280)
Built 1925 (1,144)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
Chelsea, Iowa (2)
Iowa (5,828)
Open (36,898)
Owned by county (18,928)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,739)
Steel stringer (4,846)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Tama County, Iowa (90)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,936)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

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  • Daniel Barnes