Rating:
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Walnut Street Bridge

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #213962

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Overview
Arch bridge over Des Moines River on Walnut Street in Des Moines
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1966
Builders
- John Wheeler Construction Co. of Geneva, Illinois
- Marsh Engineering Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 503.3 ft.
Deck width: 67.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58725, -93.61817   (decimal degrees)
41°35'14" N, 93°37'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448475/4604135 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory numbers
IA 3700 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14269 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 37.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
7,100

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • January 18, 2017: New photos from Dave King
  • October 31, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 13, 2013: New photo from Michael O'Brien
  • September 19, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • August 16, 2011: New Street View added by Luke Harden

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Walnut Street Bridge
Posted February 22, 2009, by Matt Mazan (mmazan1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

new photos 2/22/09