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Long Dick Creek Bridge

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Long Dick Creek on 567th Avenue
Location
Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Builder
- N.M. Stark & Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.17324, -93.57008   (decimal degrees)
42°10'24" N, 93°34'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/452915/4669168 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Story City
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 18
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
80
Inventory numbers
IA 316200 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14435 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Sufficiency rating: 65.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 19, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 14, 2012: New Street View added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Long Dick Creek Bridge
Posted October 15, 2012, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Michigan has a bridge located in Hell. Just like you would expect from Michigan's Bridge In Hell, it is an ugly, modern bridge: http://maps.google.com/maps?t=h&ie=UTF8&layer=c&ll=42.43446,...

Long Dick Creek Bridge
Posted October 15, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Wow!...I thought for sure someone was just jacking around here (no pun) but there REALLY is a bridge by this name!

Maybe we should have a category for bridges with bizarre and unusual names. The above span and this one: http://www.bridgehunter.com/in/warrick/8700124/

would be good choices.

Long Dick Creek Bridge
Posted October 14, 2012, by Butt-head

Stopped by this bridge a couple of times in the nineties just to drink a beer and ponder the name.

Uhhhh, hey Beavis, it's called "Long Dick Creek". huh huh huh.

Wonder is the "Long" refers to the "Dick" or to the "Creek"

huh huh huh.