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Big Hollow Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

Bridge was lost sometime before 2010. I found a photo of the road from 2010 and the bridge is not there.

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
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 (716)
Built during 1900s (6,752)
Des Moines County, Iowa (67)
Iowa (6,178)
Lost (22,111)
Owned by county (19,992)
Pony truss (15,665)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,580)
Structurally deficient (15,906)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,964)
Truss (31,119)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: Lost

Sources 

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