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Farmers Ditch Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Farmers Ditch on 290th Street
Location
Woodbury County, Iowa
Status
Closed to all traffic; roadway removed
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 111.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.28610, -96.16423   (decimal degrees)
42°17'10" N, 96°09'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/733806/4685436 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Luton
Land survey
T. 86 N., R. 46 W., Sec. 11
Inventory numbers
IA 351130 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14772 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1930s (11,220)
Closed (2,569)
Iowa (6,177)
Owned by county (19,990)
Pony truss (15,664)
Pratt pony truss (3,462)
Pratt truss (8,676)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,158)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,971)
Truss (31,117)
Woodbury County, Iowa (70)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Readjusted the information on the bridge

Sources 

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