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US67 Duck Creek Arch Bridge

Photos 

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Courtesy of the Quad City Times

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BH Photo #489872

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Duck Creek on US 67
Location
Bettendorf, Scott County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1948; replaced 1996
Builders
- A. Olson Construction Co. of Waterloo, Iowa (1948 Widener)
- Federal Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Deck width: 48.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53249, -90.47494   (decimal degrees)
41°31'57" N, 90°28'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/710651/4600950 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Silvis
Land survey
T. 00 N., R. 0 W., Sec. 0
Inventory numbers
IA 47050 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40676 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2021: New photos from Luke
  • June 3, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added 1948 rehab contractor
  • October 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: GPS fix & City
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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