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Prairie Creek Bridge

Photos 

The west face

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2007

BH Photo #110091

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Prairie Creek on Old Bridge Road in Cedar Rapids
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1989
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92285, -91.73051   (decimal degrees)
41°55'22" N, 91°43'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/605264/4641990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Rapids South
Land survey
T. 82 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 12
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
50
Inventory numbers
IA 220430 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13849 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 2, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • October 26, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder
  • January 28, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth