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Ash Street Overpass

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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
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
Inventory numbers
IA 871 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13387 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 81.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1975)
600

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"