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Silver Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on a local road
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1954
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 116.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63136, -95.38370   (decimal degrees)
41°37'53" N, 95°23'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Quadrangle map:
Panama
Land survey
T. 79 N., R. 39 W., Sec. 27
Inventory numbers
IA 305580 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14406 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1954 (357)
Built during 1950s (3,868)
Iowa (6,555)
Lost (25,506)
Owned by county (20,975)
Pony truss (16,347)
Replaced by new bridge (17,202)
Shelby County, Iowa (61)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,143)
Structurally deficient (13,857)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,212)
Truss (33,229)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. Unable to locate bridge at this location. All surrounding bridges have been replaced. Have therefore listed this bridge as lost.

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