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West Otter Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over West Otter Creek on Deal Road
Location
Linn County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1917
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 53.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.18277, -91.70808   (decimal degrees)
42°10'58" N, 91°42'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/606687/4670877 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lafayette
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 7 W., Sec. 18
Inventory numbers
IA 222370 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13860 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1917 (641)
Built during 1910s (9,711)
Iowa (6,545)
Linn County, Iowa (237)
Lost (25,267)
Owned by county (20,944)
Pony truss (16,312)
Replaced by new bridge (17,010)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,739)
Structurally deficient (14,038)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,326)
Truss (33,138)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com