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Lost Branch Bridge

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replacement bridge

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in December 2016

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BH Photo #371894

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Lost Branch on Watrous
Location
Wayne County, Iowa, and Lucas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge 2016
History
Built 1911
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89827, -93.26177   (decimal degrees)
40°53'54" N, 93°15'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/477950/4527496 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corydon NE
Land survey
T. 70 N., R. 21 W., Sec. 03
Inventory numbers
IA 340680 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14695 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
30

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2016: Updated by Daniel Barnes: Bridge has been replaced in 2016

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes