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Raccoon River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Raccoon River on 580th Street
Location
Buena Vista County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928; Replaced in 2010
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 56.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.67625, -95.06189   (decimal degrees)
42°40'35" N, 95°03'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/331056/4726925 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Storm Lake NE
Land survey
T. 91 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 26
Inventory numbers
IA 85060 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12969 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced
  • April 15, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com