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Big Hollow Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

Removed for the creation of Big Hollow Lake

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Big Hollow Creek on 152nd Avenue
Location
Des Moines County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1909; Lost 2007-8
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.95126, -91.22128   (decimal degrees)
40°57'05" N, 91°13'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/649707/4534869 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sperry
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 3 W., Sec. 17
Inventory numbers
IA 143700 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13388 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1909 (783)
Built during 1900s (7,379)
Des Moines County, Iowa (73)
Iowa (6,563)
Lost (25,681)
Lost 2008 (356)
Lost during 2000s (4,236)
Owned by county (21,026)
Pony truss (16,388)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,167)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,356)
Truss (33,364)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added more specific loss date guess
  • July 24, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: Lost

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke