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Fir Road Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Truss bridge over an unnamed creek on Fir Road
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1894; Replaced 2002
Design
Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71002, -95.46070   (decimal degrees)
41°42'36" N, 95°27'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/295280/4620506 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shelby
Land survey
T. 78 N., R. 40 W., Sec. 26
Inventory numbers
IA 304820 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,700)
Built 1894 (240)
Built during 1890s (3,017)
Iowa (6,555)
Lost (25,506)
Lost 2002 (479)
Lost during 2000s (4,219)
Owned by county (20,975)
Replaced by new bridge (17,202)
Shelby County, Iowa (61)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,143)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,341)
Truss (33,229)

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: replaced
  • July 11, 2019: Updated by Luke: Corrected GPS based on NBI
  • May 12, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. This bridge is still open to traffic.
  • September 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected map

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