Rating:
5 votes

Wapsipinicon State Park Bridge #2

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Smith in September 2010

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BH Photo #182969

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Dutch Creek on Upper Park Road
Location
Jones County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Builder
- Iowa State Penitentiary Convicts of Ft. Madison, Iowa
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08999, -91.28599   (decimal degrees)
42°05'24" N, 91°17'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/625312/4667543 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anamosa
Inventory numbers
IA 699280 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13791 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38.6 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arch (11,312)
Built 1925 (1,167)
Built during 1920s (9,085)
Deck arch (10,562)
Iowa (5,952)
Iowa State Penitentiary Convicts (3)
Jones County, Iowa (49)
Open (37,194)
Owned by state (14,199)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,094)
Stone arch (2,707)
Structurally deficient (18,020)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,147)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • February 21, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 22, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

Dutch Creek Bridge
Posted November 17, 2012, by Anonymous

If I ever found myself with more money than I knew what to do with~I'd make every <100' bridge in IA a stone arch bridge. Lord knows there's enough stones clogging up ditches we could use.