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Grand River Bridge

Photos 

Wide view from the west

Photo taken by Joseph Nield in June 2010

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BH Photo #168980

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Grand River on 230th Street
Location
Union County, Iowa
Status
Closed
History
Built ca. 1890
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 93.2 ft.
Total length: 173.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.96304, -94.03932   (decimal degrees)
40°57'47" N, 94°02'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/412542/4535174 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tingley NE
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 11
Inventory numbers
IA 324310 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14536 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2008)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
10

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added actual build date and builder. This bridge is a King span.
  • July 2, 2010: Updated by Cliff Darby: Changed status to closed
  • July 2, 2010: New photos from Joseph Nield

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