Marsh Engineering Co.

of Des Moines, Iowa
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1st Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Design, 1920
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on First Avenue (Business US 151/IA 922) in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic

2nd Avenue Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1906
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Second Avenue in Cedar Rapids
Open to four lanes of one-way westbond traffic

320th Street Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1917
Marsh Arch bridge over Big Creek on 320th Street
Open to traffic

3rd Avenue Rainbow Arch Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built 1920
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Linn Creek on Third Avenue in Marshalltown
Lost

3rd Street Bridge (Old) (Spink County, South Dakota)
Marsh Arch Designer, 1917
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Turtle Creek on Third Street
Replaced by a new bridge

4th Street Arch Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1903
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on 4th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Beaver Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1916
Arch bridge over Beaver Creek on 210th Avenue
Open to traffic

Brush Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, Kansas)
Built 1923
Through arch bridge over Brush Creek on Old US 66 north of Baxter Springs
Bypassed by a new bridge in 1992, but is still open to one-way traffic on a paved road

Carmi Bridge (Old) (White County, Illinois)
Arch Design
Lost three-span Marsh arch bridge over Little Wabash River on IL 1 in Carmi
Replaced by a steel stringer bridge

Coal Creek Bridge (Allen County, Kansas)
Built 1924
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Coal Creek
No longer exists

Coffeyville Bridge (Montgomery County, Kansas)
Design, 1926
Three-span Marsh arch bridge over Verdigris River
Open to traffic, possibly eligible for the NRHP.

Commercial Street Bridge (Las Animas County, Colorado)
Built 1905
Lost two-span Luten arch bridge over Purgatoire River on Commercial Street in Trinidad.
Replaced by new bridge

Cotter Bridge (Baxter County, Arkansas)
Built 1930
Six-span rainbow arch bridge over White River on US 62B at Cotter
Open to two-lane traffic

Dewlen-Spohnhauer Bridge (Montgomery County, Kansas)
Built 1926
Four-span through arch over the Verdigris River on Old US 160 just east of Independence
Open to traffic on a paved frontage road

Dunkerton Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1909
Three-span concrete arch bridge over Crane Creek in Dunkerton
Open to pedestrians only

Elk Rapids Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
1912 Substructure Rebuild
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Morgan Rainbow Arch Bridge (Morgan County, Colorado)
Designer, 1923
Eleven-span Marsh arch bridge over South Platte River on CO 52, just north of Fort Morgan
Open to pedestrians only

Henley Street Bridge (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built 1930
Open spandrel dual ribbed concrete arch 6-span bridge over Tennessee River on U.S. 441 (State Highway 33) in downtown Knoxville #47-SR0033-06.72
Open to traffic

Hononegah Forest Preserve Bridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1925
Marsh Rainbow Arch bridge over Dry Run Creek in Hononegah Forest Preserve
Open to traffic

Humboldt Bridge (Allen County, Kansas)
Design, 1932
Two-span Marsh arch bridge over Neosho River on Bridge Street in Humboldt
Open to traffic

IA117 South Skunk River Bridge (Jasper County, Iowa)
Built 1922
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Skunk river on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Illinois River Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Lost concrete arch bridge over Illinois River in Peoria
Collapsed, and replaced

ITR - Sherman's Nursery Bridge (N) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1910
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sherman's Creek on Former driveway to Bailey's Nursery
Intact but closed to all traffic

ITR - Sherman's Nursery Bridge (S) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1910
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sherman's Creek on Charles City Western Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Locust Street Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Contractor, 1909
Arch bridge over Des Moines River on Locust Street in Des Moines
To be demolished and replaced in 2018 with a bridge similar to the new Grand Avenue Bridge

Mackey Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1917
Arch bridge over Squaw Creek on 120th Street
Demolished and replaced with a slab of concrete.

Marsh Arch Bridge (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Built 1916
Pony arch bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on CR P14
Open to traffic

Marsh Concrete Rainbow Arch Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1911
Marsh arch bridge over an old channel of the Little Cottonwood River on an old alignment of Apple Road
Abandoned. Electric fence around bridge.

Mederville Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Designer, 1918
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Volga River on Eclipse Road
exists, looks to be intact but closed to traffic

Minnesota River Bridge (Big Stone County, Minnesota)
Built 1920
Concrete arch bridge over Minnesota River on a pedestrian path in Ortonville
Open to pedestrians

Mott Bridge (Hettinger County, North Dakota)
Built 1921
Lost two-span rainbow arch bridge over North Fork Cannonball River on First Street in Mott
Replaced by new bridge

Rock Valley Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built 1918
Lost Marsh arch bridge over North Timber Creek on Shady Oaks Road, Old Lincoln Highway
Lost

Sans Souci Bridge (Oldest) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Relocators, 1904
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lindale Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Soden Grove Bridge (Lyon County, Kansas)
Built 1923
Marsh arch bridge over Cottonwood River on old K-99 at Emporia
Open to pedestrians only

Squaw Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1916
Marsh arch bridge over a branch of Squaw Creek on 110th Street and U Avenue
Open to traffic

Swan River Bridge (Itasca County, Minnesota)
Built 1917
Concrete arch bridge over Swan River on CR 446
Closed to all traffic

Taylor Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Designer, 1924
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Winnebago River on Business US 18
Replaced by a new bridge

US59 Maple River Bridge (Old) (Ida County, Iowa)
Built 1913
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Maple River on US 80
Replaced by a new bridge

Walnut Street Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1911
Arch bridge over Des Moines River on Walnut Street in Des Moines
Open to traffic