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Branch Des Moines River Bridge

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Branch Des Moines River Bridge

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in May 2012

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Des Moines River on Stone Avenue
Location
Van Buren County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1966; rehabilitated 2000
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.9 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65693, -91.82362   (decimal degrees)
40°39'25" N, 91°49'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/599447/4501339 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bonaparte
Land survey
T. 68 N., R. 08 W., Sec. 30
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 327590 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14558 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 37.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 2, 2012: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Updated bridge truss description.