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South Chariton River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Chariton River on IA 2
Location
Wayne County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75937, -93.39550   (decimal degrees)
40°45'34" N, 93°23'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/466616/4512121 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Humeston
Land survey
T. 69 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 28
Inventory numbers
IA 51940 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14698 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1922 (685)
Built during 1920s (9,791)
Iowa (6,384)
Lost (24,087)
Owned by county (20,565)
Pony truss (16,069)
Replaced by new bridge (16,074)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,958)
Structurally deficient (14,644)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,185)
Truss (32,432)
Wayne County, Iowa (22)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

Sources 

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