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Smith Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Smith Creek on Hickory Avenue
Location
Washington County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1966; replaced in 2012
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 94.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.46974, -91.79709   (decimal degrees)
41°28'11" N, 91°47'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/600445/4591603 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wellman
Land survey
T. 77 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 17
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
60
Inventory numbers
IA 337770 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14682 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1917 (639)
Built during 1910s (9,679)
Iowa (6,530)
Lost (25,030)
Lost 2012 (384)
Lost during 2010s (3,299)
Owned by county (20,863)
Pony truss (16,252)
Replaced by new bridge (16,819)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,107)
Structurally deficient (14,097)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,598)
Truss (32,996)
Washington County, Iowa (131)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced and has recently been reopened to traffic

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com