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 (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 38.6 (out of 100)

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.