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Prairie Dog Avenue Bridge

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Prairie Dog Avenue Bridge

Photo taken by Lee Smith in September 2015

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BH Photo #338277

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Prairie Dog Avenue
Location
Union County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
4-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.2 ft.
Also called
Grand River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.15477, -94.16532   (decimal degrees)
41°09'17" N, 94°09'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/402223/4556593 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Macksburg
Land survey
T. 73 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 2
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
30
Inventory numbers
IA 326480 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14553 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2015: New photo from Lee Smith
  • March 19, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status

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