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Melrose Avenue Overpass

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Iowa Interstate Railroad on Melrose Avenue
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934; Replaced 1997
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 242.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65685, -91.55239   (decimal degrees)
41°39'25" N, 91°33'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/620531/4612690 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
IA 6310 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 92033 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (16,890)
Built 1934 (831)
Built during 1930s (12,170)
Iowa (6,793)
Iowa City, Iowa (68)
Johnson County, Iowa (219)
Lost 1997 (425)
Lost during 1990s (4,147)
Open (40,969)
Owned by city (6,086)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,423)
Steel stringer (6,713)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,481)

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