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North Wolf Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over North Wolf Creek on a local road
Location
Warren County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.9 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.23293, -93.42465   (decimal degrees)
41°13'59" N, 93°25'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/464412/4564702 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lacona
Land survey
T. 74 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 8
Inventory numbers
IA 332620 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14638 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1998)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
15

Categories 

Iowa (5,793)
Lost (18,691)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,053)
Replaced by new bridge (12,387)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,583)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,449)
Warren County, Iowa (47)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2016: Updated by Kevin Skow: Visited site. Bridge has been gone for a very long time. A timber stringer bridge exists in its stead.
  • October 3, 2014: Updated by Kevin Skow: Fine tuned location.

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