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Branch Iowa River Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Iowa River on 212th Street
Location
Wright County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1921; replaced around 2005
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.74220, -93.56580   (decimal degrees)
42°44'32" N, 93°33'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/453690/4732342 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dows West
Land survey
T. 92 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 33
Inventory numbers
IA 358190 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14804 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1921 (605)
Built during 1920s (10,328)
Iowa (6,818)
Lost (30,053)
Owned by county (21,724)
Pony truss (17,239)
Replaced by new bridge (20,456)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,357)
Structurally deficient (12,756)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,618)
Truss (36,814)
Wright County, Iowa (37)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. This bridge has been replaced.

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