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Fourmile Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2018

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BH Photo #423280

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Fourmile Creek on 197th Road
Location
Union County, Iowa
Status
Bypassed
History
Built 1898
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01583, -94.03602   (decimal degrees)
41°00'57" N, 94°02'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/412889/4541031 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lorimor South
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 23
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
15
Inventory numbers
IA 325400 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14549 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Sufficiency rating: 17.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (6,399)
Abandoned (3,160)
Built 1898 (268)
Built during 1890s (2,557)
Iowa (5,947)
One-lane traffic (7,501)
Owned by county (19,008)
Pony truss (15,187)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,155)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,762)
Truss (29,876)
Union County, Iowa (43)
Wooden deck (5,894)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • May 12, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. This bridge is closed.

Sources 

  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes