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Medicine Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Medicine Creek on a local road
Location
Wayne County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1997
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59445, -93.38435   (decimal degrees)
40°35'40" N, 93°23'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Quadrangle map:
Cleopatra
Land survey
T. 67 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 22
Inventory numbers
IA 338630 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40690 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,543)
Iowa (6,384)
Lost (24,086)
Lost 1997 (399)
Lost during 1990s (3,941)
Pony truss (16,069)
Replaced by new bridge (16,074)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,453)
Structurally deficient (14,644)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,515)
Truss (32,431)
Wayne County, Iowa (22)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn