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230th Street-Turkey River Bridge


Photo taken by Troy Knox

BH Photo #494045


Pratt through truss bridge over Turkey River on 230th Street
Winneshiek County, Iowa
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1959
6-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 110.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.27020, -92.02044   (decimal degrees)
43°16'13" N, 92°01'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/579492/4791285 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cresco SE
Land survey
T. 98 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 27
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
IA 348170 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 17, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Updated status per forum comment and added category "Riveted"
  • April 3, 2021: New photos from Tony Dillon
  • April 2, 2021: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "A-frame portal", "6-panel truss"



230th Street-Turkey River Bridge
Posted June 17, 2022, by Paul Plassman

Built in 1959? This looks like another one that was relocated.

230th Street-Turkey River Bridge
Posted June 17, 2022, by Troy Joseph Knox (troyjknox [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Sadly this bridge has been closed permanently https://decorahnews.com/news/4444/a-bridge-over-the-turkey-r...

Turkey River Bridge
Posted April 2, 2021, by Troy Knox (troyjknox [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Here are some pictures of this bridge.