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3rd Avenue Bridge

Photos 

The Northeast Span

As seen from May's Island.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2007

BH Photo #110069

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Cedar River on Third Avenue in Cedar Rapids
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912; Rehabilitated 1966
Builders
- Barton J. Sweat of Cedar Rapids, Iowa
- Ned L. Ashton of Iowa City, Iowa (Engineer: 1966 Rehab)
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 106.0 ft.
Total length: 660.1 ft.
Deck width: 71.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97429, -91.67239   (decimal degrees)
41°58'27" N, 91°40'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/609994/4647773 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Rapids South
Inventory numbers
IA 1280 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13856 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
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: 72.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
2,280

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2016: New photos from Luke
  • November 19, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 8, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • March 30, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data
  • January 28, 2008: New photo from J.R. Manning

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Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke