Rating:
2 votes

South River Bridge

Photos 

From McKinley Avenue

Photo taken by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #213254

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South River on 85th Avenue and CSAH 57
Location
Warren County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1949
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with subdivided beams resembling a riveted Pennsylvania petit through truss bridge. M-frame portal bracing and riveted/bolted connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 232.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32266, -93.64546   (decimal degrees)
41°19'22" N, 93°38'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/445980/4574776 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Martensdale
Land survey
T. 75 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 5
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
710
Inventory numbers
IA 333820 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14644 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 16, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • August 17, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "M-frame portal"
  • September 8, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Added information on the bridge

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes