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Medicine Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Medicine Creek on 120th
Location
Wayne County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1955; Replaced 2001
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.58170, -93.34490   (decimal degrees)
40°34'54" N, 93°20'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/470810/4492380 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Powersville
Land survey
T. 67 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 24
Inventory numbers
IA 338650 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14696 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1912 (814)
Built during 1910s (9,543)
Iowa (6,384)
Lost (24,087)
Lost 2001 (447)
Lost during 2000s (4,121)
Owned by county (20,565)
Pony truss (16,069)
Replaced by new bridge (16,074)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,453)
Structurally deficient (14,644)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,185)
Truss (32,432)
Wayne County, Iowa (22)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Added road name, fixed GPS, updated status & year lost

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com