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Deer Avenue Marsh Arch Bridge

Map 

Description 

This bridge, reported by locals, was one of several March Arch Bridges in this area that was lost during the 1990s.

Facts 

Overview
Lost rainbow arch bridge over Beaver Creek on Deer Avenue
Location
Boone County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1915; replaced 1996
Design
Concrete through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 92.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88570, -94.10125   (decimal degrees)
41°53'09" N, 94°06'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/408633/4637671 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Berkley
Land survey
T. 82 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 27
Inventory numbers
IA 77250 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40588 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1986)
75

Categories 

Arch (11,269)
Boone County, Iowa (106)
Built 1915 (1,135)
Built during 1910s (8,805)
Iowa (5,823)
Lost (18,937)
Lost 1996 (425)
Lost during 1990s (3,716)
Rainbow arch (237)
Replaced by new bridge (12,562)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,882)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS coordinates and added bridge data
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net