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Competine Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Competine Creek on 25th Avenue
Location
Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910; removed 2014
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11187, -92.20786   (decimal degrees)
41°06'43" N, 92°12'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/566507/4551477 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Abingdon
Land survey
T. 73 N., R. 12 W., Sec. 23
Inventory numbers
IA 331890 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14600 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2006)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
20

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,759)
Iowa (5,790)
Lost (18,686)
Lost 2014 (223)
Lost during 2010s (2,004)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,442)
Wapello County, Iowa (105)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been removed.
  • February 15, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Pratt pony truss

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com