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Lower West Branch Road SE Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Wapsinonoc Creek on Fm Low W Branch
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Replaced by railcar bridge 2017: http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/government/a-new-kind...
History
Built 1915, replaced 2017
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 33.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66029, -91.39202   (decimal degrees)
41°39'37" N, 91°23'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/633876/4613309 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa City East
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
120
Inventory numbers
IA 203940 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 67234 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (17,104)
Built 1915 (1,266)
Built during 1910s (10,074)
Iowa (6,818)
Johnson County, Iowa (220)
Lost (29,920)
Owned by county (21,710)
Replaced by new bridge (20,352)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,351)
Steel stringer (6,805)
Structurally deficient (12,761)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,614)
Wapsinonoc Creek (29)

Update Log 

  • June 5, 2017: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Bridge replaced with new railcar-deck bridge 2017
  • April 25, 2015: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV