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South Avery Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bob Davis

BH Photo #130312

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Avery Creek on 105th Street
Location
Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; Replaced 2012
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03805, -92.56998   (decimal degrees)
41°02'17" N, 92°34'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/536144/4543069 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chillicothe
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 15
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10
Inventory numbers
IA 331585 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14616 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Sufficiency rating: 18.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1930 (1,626)
Built during 1930s (10,938)
Iowa (6,104)
Lost (20,788)
Lost 2012 (317)
Lost during 2010s (2,437)
Owned by county (19,493)
Pony truss (15,437)
Replaced by new bridge (13,633)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,357)
Structurally deficient (17,446)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,804)
Truss (30,577)
Wapello County, Iowa (106)
Warren pony truss (3,009)
Warren truss (6,007)
Wooden deck (5,973)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: Updated by Luke: Updated status per forum comment

Sources 

  • Bob Davis - bobdaviscfi [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

South Avery Creek Bridge
Posted January 12, 2015, by Dylan Ulin

The bridge was replaced during the fall of 2012 with a low water crossing

South Avery Creek Bridge
Posted November 8, 2009, by Anonymous (madmanulin [at] hotmail [dot] com)
South Avery Creek Bridge
Posted October 30, 2009, by Dylan Ulin (DULIN [at] ebcsd [dot] com)

That bridge has been there since the 1960s when the old bridge on the site collapsed

South Avery Creek Bridge
Posted February 17, 2009, by Anonymous (dulin [at] ebcsd [dot] com)

I used to live by this bridge and there was a inactive meth lab on this bridge