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West Branch Iowa River Bridge

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Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in December 2019

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BH Photo #463106

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Branch Iowa River on Reed Avenue
Location
Wright County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.89111, -93.64583   (decimal degrees)
42°53'28" N, 93°38'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/447233/4749028 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Olaf
Land survey
T. 93 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 11
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
10
Inventory numbers
IA 358780 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14809 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 41.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1919 (525)
Built during 1910s (9,679)
Iowa (6,530)
Open (39,994)
Owned by county (20,863)
Pony truss (16,252)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,454)
Structurally deficient (14,097)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,598)
Truss (32,996)
Wright County, Iowa (37)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2019: New photos from Daniel Barnes

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Comments 

West Branch Iowa River Bridge
Posted December 29, 2019, by Daniel Barnes

Sunset lighting was all over the place when I took the pictures!