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Walker Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Walker Creek on a local road
Location
Wayne County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905; replaced 2009
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 68.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82662, -93.12074   (decimal degrees)
40°49'36" N, 93°07'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/489818/4519517 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plano
Land survey
T. 70 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 36
Inventory numbers
IA 340660 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14699 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1905 (793)
Built during 1900s (7,108)
Iowa (6,384)
Lost (24,087)
Lost 2009 (325)
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 

  • May 2, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. The bridge has been replaced.

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