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West Fork Little Sioux River Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Fork Little Sioux Rive on IA 982
Location
Woodbury County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928; Replaced 2002
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.27076, -96.07949   (decimal degrees)
42°16'15" N, 96°04'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/740852/4683970 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Climbing Hill
Land survey
T. 86 N., R. 45 W., Sec. 9
Inventory numbers
IA 53550 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14781 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1928 (1,123)
Built during 1920s (9,460)
Iowa (6,177)
Lost (22,106)
Lost 2002 (461)
Lost during 2000s (4,027)
Owned by state (15,070)
Pony truss (15,664)
Replaced by new bridge (14,758)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,158)
Structurally deficient (15,908)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,653)
Truss (31,117)
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