Rating:
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St. Johns Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Matt Mazan

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BH Photo #239396

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Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over an unnamed creek on St. Johns Road in Des Moines
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58020, -93.66575   (decimal degrees)
41°34'49" N, 93°39'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/444503/4603382 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SW
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
853
Inventory numbers
IA 3715 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14267 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 7, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Fixed GPS
  • September 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photographs

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Comments 

St. Johns Road Bridge
Posted February 22, 2009, by Matt Mazan (mmazan1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Hidden jem netled in one of Des Moines older neighborhoods.