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Ash Street Overpass

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Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #270766

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Description 

The Ash Street Overpass is a stone masonry arch over the CB&Q railroad in the town of Burlington, built in 1892.

Facts 

Overview
Stone Arch bridge over Des Moines Avenue on Ash Street in Burlington
Location
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1882
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 26.9 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82441, -91.10683   (decimal degrees)
40°49'28" N, 91°06'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/659644/4520990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burlington
Average daily traffic (as of 1975)
600
Inventory numbers
IA 871 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13387 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 21, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • November 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed categories "Railroad", "Rail-to-road"
  • August 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad", "Rail-to-road"