Rating:
2 votes

Village Creek Bridge

Photos 

Point Isabelle Road Bridge

Six Bay Steel Truss Photo from Southwest End

Photo taken by Bob Davis on November 11, 2008

BH Photo #135253

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Village Creek on a local road
Location
Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1946; replaced 2015
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 143.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.96932, -92.38272   (decimal degrees)
40°58'10" N, 92°22'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/551938/4535534 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa South
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 8
Inventory numbers
IA 330370 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14620 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
190

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.
  • March 25, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • December 31, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated status and location.
  • February 15, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge was replaced with a Warren pony truss- unknown regarding its origin
  • March 11, 2009: Updated by Bob Davis: Correct Coordinates, add photos

Sources 

  • Bob Davis - bobdaviscfi [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Nathan Holth
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com