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Redwood Avenue Overpass

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Looking West

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in May 2017

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BH Photo #392297

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over BNSF Railroad on Redwood Avenue
Location
Union County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 128.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.02210, -94.13822   (decimal degrees)
41°01'20" N, 94°08'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/404304/4541834 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Afton
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 24
Inventory numbers
IA 325700 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14534 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2010)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 46.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
45

Categories 

Built 1916 (628)
Built during 1910s (8,762)
Iowa (5,793)
Open (36,590)
Owned by railroad (9,826)
Pony truss (15,054)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,436)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,243)
Truss (29,451)
Union County, Iowa (44)
Wooden deck (5,864)

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes