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Little Soap Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Soap Creek on Little Soap Road
Location
Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2012
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.92827, -92.41911   (decimal degrees)
40°55'42" N, 92°25'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/548906/4530956 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa South
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 14 W., Sec. 24
Inventory numbers
IA 330715 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14611 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2011)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 10.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
410

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,579)
Iowa (5,793)
Lost (18,691)
Lost 2012 (296)
Lost during 2010s (2,003)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,053)
Replaced by new bridge (12,387)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,943)
Truss (29,449)
Wapello County, Iowa (105)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.

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