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Hawkeye-Dolbee Channel Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dawna Deanne

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BH Photo #241601

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Hawkeye Dolbee Channel on 40th Avenue
Location
Des Moines County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1953
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Seven panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 190.0 ft.
Total length: 299.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.02255, -91.00629   (decimal degrees)
41°01'21" N, 91°00'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/667621/4543175 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakville
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 1 W., Sec. 20
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
25
Inventory numbers
IA 144050 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13396 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2021: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Added pictures, minor revision of truss type to include panel count
  • October 17, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • February 24, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Link

Comments 

Hawkeye-Dolbee Channel Bridge
Posted April 25, 2020, by Luke

According to this https://www.thehawkeye.com/news/20200331/des-moines-county-e..., this bridge will be a "major project" in 2023.