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West Fork Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Fork on Humbolt Avenue (Humbolt Ave)
Location
Woodbury County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 119.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51888, -96.05648   (decimal degrees)
42°31'08" N, 96°03'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/741794/4711588 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Union Center SE
Land survey
T. 89 N., R. 44 W., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
IA 354980 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14779 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1930s (11,210)
Iowa (6,177)
Lost (22,103)
One-lane traffic (7,532)
Owned by county (19,979)
Pony truss (15,662)
Replaced by new bridge (14,756)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,576)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,970)
Truss (31,108)
Woodbury County, Iowa (70)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

Sources 

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