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Branch Deer Creek 260th St. Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over a branch of Deer Creek on 260th Street
Location
Tama County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914; replaced 2012?
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06449, -92.64837   (decimal degrees)
42°03'52" N, 92°38'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/529091/4656996 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garwin
Land survey
T. 84 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 30
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
5
Inventory numbers
IA 319090 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2014)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1914 (827)
Built during 1910s (9,843)
Iowa (6,671)
Lost (26,815)
One-lane traffic (7,666)
Owned by county (21,292)
Pony truss (16,671)
Replaced by new bridge (18,189)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,283)
Structurally deficient (13,367)
Tama County, Iowa (107)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,417)
Truss (34,209)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2015: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery; bridge has been replaced
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Fixed name and location

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com