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Mark N. Morris Bridge

Photos 

Overview Looking Northwest

Although this bridge replaced the old Fulton-Lyons Bridge tht was the original Lincoln Highway, this bridge currently carries the original Lincoln Highway.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in February 2011

BH Photo #204453

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on IL 136/IA 136 between Fulton and Clinton
Location
Lyons District, Iowa, Whiteside County, Illinois, and Clinton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1975
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 500.0 ft.
Total length: 3,010.3 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.1 ft.
Also called
North Bridge
Fulton Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.86470, -90.17329   (decimal degrees)
41°51'53" N, 90°10'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/734606/4638617 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
11,000
Inventory numbers
IL 098-9908 (Illinois bridge number)
IA 21055 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 15731 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Fix map marker
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • October 11, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: changed name
  • July 18, 2011: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • March 24, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Location and added to Lincoln Highway Category

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Comments 

Mark N. Norris Bridge
Posted June 19, 2019, by Martha Winslow-Cole (redlofa [at] gmail [dot] com)

I believe the bridge should be the Mark B. Morris (not N. Norris) Bridge. https://iowadot.gov/autotrails/morrisbridge