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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 to replace MacArthur Bridge
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
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
11,400
Inventory numbers
IA 23441 (Iowa bridge number)
IL 036-0048 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 38095 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 74.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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

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Sources 

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