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Rutledge Overpass

Photos 

Rutledge Railroad Overpass

Nine Span Wood Trestle

Photo taken by Bob Davis on November 10, 2008

BH Photo #135251

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Over Iowa Chicago and Eastern Railroad Single Line on 120th Street (local traffic)
Location
Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1970
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.05382, -92.42703   (decimal degrees)
41°03'14" N, 92°25'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/548148/4544889 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa North
Inventory numbers
IA 331430 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 41288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
60

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway"
  • March 11, 2009: Added by Bob Davis

Sources 

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

Comments 

Rutledge Overpass
Posted April 14, 2017, by Steve Loy (steve [dot] loy [at] eku [dot] edu)

Wrong date for when built. I played on that bridge in the 1950s, my father played on it in the 1920s.