Rating:
3 votes

Fourmile Creek Marsh Arch Bridge

Photo 

Four Mile Creek bridge

Side view of lost Four Mile Creek concrete rainbow arch bridge, 1914.

Photo taken by the DOT

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BH Photo #244785

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Fourmile Creek on
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1914; Replaced ?
Design
Marsh arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.59696, -93.61622   (decimal degrees)
41°35'49" N, 93°36'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448645/4605212 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory number
BH 14248 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1997)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1978)
579

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Corrected creek name
  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited entry to be for the arch
  • December 18, 2012: New photo from Michael O'Brien
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Four Mile Creek", added location on the map

Sources 

  • Michael O'Brien
  • Luke
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com