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Kidds Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Kidds Creek on 1900th Street
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1943; replaced with a culvert around 2006
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 93.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.77765, -95.31132   (decimal degrees)
41°46'40" N, 95°18'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/307911/4627671 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Defiance
Land survey
T. 80 N., R. 38 W., Sec. 06
Inventory numbers
IA 306190 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1943 (132)
Built during 1940s (4,281)
Iowa (6,837)
Lost (31,114)
Lost 2006 (379)
Lost during 2000s (4,467)
Owned by county (21,921)
Pony truss (17,465)
Shelby County, Iowa (62)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,645)
Structurally deficient (12,595)
Total length 75-100 feet (7,001)
Truss (37,723)
Wooden deck (6,246)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. The bridge has been removed.

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