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SW 7th Street Bridge

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Photo taken by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #219246

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Overview
Arch bridge over Raccoon River on SW 7th Street in Des Moines
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1968
Builder
- Koss Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Railroads
- Des Moines Railway (DMRy)
- Streetcar
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 799.3 ft.
Deck width: 49.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57334, -93.62131   (decimal degrees)
41°34'24" N, 93°37'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448202/4602592 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory numbers
IA 3980 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 61.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
7,100

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • February 10, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • May 4, 2014: New photo from Michael O'Brien
  • October 31, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 13, 2013: New photo from Michael O'Brien
  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Raccoon River"
  • November 2, 2011: New photo from Jason Smith
  • August 16, 2011: New Street View added by Luke Harden

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SW 7th Street Bridge
Posted October 15, 2011, by Matt Mazan (mmazan1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

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