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Park Road Bridge (Old)

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Photo taken by Erin Sweeney

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Iowa River on Park Road
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/government/local/iowa...
History
Built 1959; Replaced 2018
Design
Stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 353.0 ft.
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67152, -91.53382   (decimal degrees)
41°40'17" N, 91°32'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/622049/4614344 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa City West
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
9,100
Inventory numbers
IA 6350 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 72216 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (14,278)
Built 1959 (309)
Built during 1950s (3,660)
Doomed (1,066)
Iowa (6,177)
Iowa City, Iowa (46)
Iowa River (129)
Johnson County, Iowa (174)
Lost (22,103)
Lost 2018 (146)
Lost during 2010s (2,858)
Owned by city (4,916)
Replaced by new bridge (14,756)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,576)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,865)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2018: Updated by Luke: Demolished
  • May 17, 2018: Updated by Luke: Closed to allow new bridge to be connected to land
  • April 22, 2018: Updated by Luke: Closure+demo planned for Memorial Day

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Sources 

  • Luke