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Baughmans Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Baughmans Creek on 560th Street
Location
Cass County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1979
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.23701, -95.11796   (decimal degrees)
41°14'13" N, 95°07'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/322510/4567230 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Griswold NE
Land survey
T. 74 N., R. 37 W., Sec. 04
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
260
Inventory numbers
IA 97481 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13056 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1979 (55)
Built during 1970s (946)
Cass County, Iowa (60)
Iowa (6,530)
Lost (25,049)
Lost 2015 (362)
Lost during 2010s (3,301)
Owned by county (20,868)
Pony truss (16,256)
Replaced by new bridge (16,835)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,409)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,192)
Truss (33,004)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2020: Updated by Josh Schmid: NBI indicates bridge was replaced in 2015
  • March 25, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • April 30, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road and Creek Name, Changed Bridge Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Nathan Holth
  • Josh Schmid