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US61 Des Moines River Bridge (Old)

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Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #259562

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Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Location
Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, and Clark County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1934. Replaced 1994
Builders
- Clinton Bridge Works of Clinton, Iowa
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 1,262.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38629, -91.43699   (decimal degrees)
40°23'11" N, 91°26'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/632666/4471805 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keokuk
Inventory numbers
IA 33090 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 57141 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
6,300

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • July 13, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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