Rating:
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Squaw Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Dunbar

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BH Photo #223742

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Marsh arch bridge over a branch of Squaw Creek on 110th Street and U Avenue
Location
Boone County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Builder
- Marsh Engineering Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Marsh Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.19566, -93.77535   (decimal degrees)
42°11'44" N, 93°46'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/435984/4671791 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mackey
Land survey
T. 85 N., R. 25 W., Sec. 4
Inventory numbers
IA 78120 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12893 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
40

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2017: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • June 2, 2015: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • October 19, 2014: New photo from Kevin Skow
  • September 23, 2014: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • May 7, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • January 23, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 9, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Looked like a marsh arch in bing birds eye
  • February 19, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data

Sources 

Comments 

Branch Squaw Creek Bridge
Posted October 10, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

It was a Marsh Arch when I was there. Hopefully it still is. You can get a better view here: http://www.historicbridges.org/iowa/110th_boone/index.php