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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
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 25, 1998
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
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
20
Inventory numbers
IA 78120 (Iowa bridge number)
NRHP 98000764 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 12893 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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