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South Fork Long Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Fork Long Creek on Underwood Avenue
Location
Washington County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1956
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.27764, -91.56203   (decimal degrees)
41°16'40" N, 91°33'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/620428/4570575 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ainsworth
Land survey
T. 75 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 28
Inventory numbers
IA 336270 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1920s (9,963)
Iowa (6,530)
Lost (25,054)
Owned by county (20,868)
Pony truss (16,256)
Replaced by new bridge (16,839)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,107)
Structurally deficient (14,093)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,318)
Truss (33,007)
Washington County, Iowa (131)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: replaced

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com