Rating:
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Dry Run Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview Looking North

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2012

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BH Photo #233193

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Dry Run Creek on 1st Avenue SW
Location
Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- N.M. Stark & Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 35.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.67771, -91.91533   (decimal degrees)
42°40'40" N, 91°54'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/588870/4725595 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oelwein
Inventory numbers
IA 8980 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13461 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1981)
1,350

Categories 

Arch (11,237)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,634)
Deck arch (10,476)
Fayette County, Iowa (94)
Iowa (5,809)
N.M. Stark & Co. (36)
Oelwein, Iowa (5)
Open (36,831)
Owned by city (4,526)
Skewed (4,699)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,703)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,918)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2012: Updated by J.R. Manning: Corrected GPS Coordinates and added photos
  • June 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Minor textual editing.

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

Dry Run Creek Bridge
Posted June 10, 2012, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

Nice find! NM Stark was Iowa's most prolific arch builder next to Marsh Engineering Co.