Rating:
9 votes

Great River Bridge

Photos 

West approach

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Feb. 08

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BH Photo #127587

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over Mississippi River on US Hwy 34 in Burlington
Location
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, and Henderson County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1993
Builders
- Buckland & Taylor Ltd. of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Engineers)
- Edward Kraemer & Sons, Inc. of Plain, Wisconsin (Contractor)
- Jacobs Engineering Group of Pasadena, California (Design)
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 660.1 ft.
Total length: 2,268.2 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 78.1 ft.
Also called
New Burlington Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81176, -91.09546   (decimal degrees)
40°48'42" N, 91°05'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/660633/4519606 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burlington
Inventory numbers
IA 23441 (Iowa bridge number)
IL 036-0048 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 38095 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2009)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 79.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
10,800

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2017: New photo from Chris Meiners
  • August 20, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Added map
  • November 14, 2008: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke