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Bear Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on a local road
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900; Replaced 2006
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32026, -91.94808   (decimal degrees)
42°19'13" N, 91°56'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/586680/4685871 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cheney
Land survey
T. 87 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
IA 81460 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Buchanan County, Iowa (103)
Built 1900 (947)
Built during 1900s (7,631)
Iowa (6,791)
Lost (28,414)
Lost 2006 (374)
Lost during 2000s (4,405)
Owned by county (21,605)
Pony truss (17,006)
Replaced by new bridge (19,321)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,419)
Structurally deficient (12,889)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,782)
Truss (35,407)
Wooden deck (6,159)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net