Rating:
4 votes

Davis Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Davis Creek on Quince Avenue
Location
Washington County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1904; Washed into stream and county removed
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 58.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.40873, -91.63792   (decimal degrees)
41°24'31" N, 91°38'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/613843/4585026 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kalona
Land survey
T. 76 N., R. 7 W., Sec. 11
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
10
Inventory numbers
IA 336980 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14660 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2009)
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1904 (562)
Built during 1900s (7,258)
Iowa (6,530)
Lost (25,016)
One-lane traffic (7,614)
Owned by county (20,859)
Pony truss (16,248)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,711)
Structurally deficient (14,097)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,318)
Truss (32,990)
Washington County, Iowa (131)
Wooden deck (6,074)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: Washed into creek and removed
  • August 14, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated truss type
  • August 13, 2013: New photos from Dave King

Sources 

Comments 

Davis Creek Bridge
Posted October 6, 2013, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

My mistake. I posted pictures to this bridge but it was the wrong Quince Avenue bridge. I have adjusted the photos to the correct page and will try to visit this bridge today if access is possible.