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Birdland Park Drive Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Darlene

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BH Photo #239347

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone faced concrete arch bridge over Birdland Lagoon on Birdland Park Drive
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.61187, -93.61239   (decimal degrees)
41°36'43" N, 93°36'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448976/4606865 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory numbers
IA 501420 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 53492 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 71.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1977)
3,296

Categories 

Arch (11,192)
Built 1930 (1,604)
Built during 1930s (10,575)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,603)
Deck arch (10,431)
Des Moines, Iowa (109)
Have street view (22,078)
Iowa (5,793)
Open (36,573)
Owned by city (4,488)
Polk County, Iowa (239)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,575)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,434)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • October 31, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • March 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI info
  • September 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photograph
  • September 9, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Daniel Barnes