Rating:
3 votes

Marsh Arch Bridge

Photos 

Looking southeast

Photo taken 1998 by Jason Smith

BH Photo #101832

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony arch bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on CR P14
Location
Kossuth County, Iowa, and Emmet County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916 by the Marsh Engineering Co.
Builder
- Marsh Engineering Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Pony arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 15, 1998
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.34489, -94.44264   (decimal degrees)
43°20'42" N, 94°26'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/383071/4800125 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seneca
Land survey
T. 99 N., R. 30 W., Sec. 31 (Swea Township)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
35
Inventory numbers
IA 217370 (Iowa bridge number)
NRHP 98000535 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 13813 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 10, 2005: Posted photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth