Rating:
11 votes

Mad Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Luke in July 2013

BH Photo #259560

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Mad Creek on Park Avenue W in Muscatine
Location
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builders
- F.E. Marsh & Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
- Frederick Paul Gerhart Halbfass of La Porte City, Iowa (County Engineer)
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Designer)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45926, -91.03443   (decimal degrees)
41°27'33" N, 91°02'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/664158/4591605 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine
Inventory numbers
IA 603440 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14146 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 65.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
190

Update Log 

  • May 22, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • November 13, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "IA 38"
  • June 12, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Marsh Engineering Co."
  • June 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge is NR Eligible

Sources 

  • Luke