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2nd Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Andy Winegar in August 2015

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BH Photo #333803

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Haunched Deck Plate Girder bridge over Des Moines River on 2nd Avenue
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Open
Future prospects
To be rehabilitated 2022-2023
History
Built 1935
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa
Design
Haunched Deck Plate Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 500.0 ft.
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.61275, -93.62051   (decimal degrees)
41°36'46" N, 93°37'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448300/4606967 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
18,600
Inventory numbers
IA 4060 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 56592 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2022: Updated by Andy Winegar: Changed design type and added "To be rehabilitated 2022-2023"
  • February 10, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • August 1, 2015: Updated by Andy Winegar: Corrected bridge type
  • October 31, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 12, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Andy Winegar
  • Daniel Barnes

Comments 

2nd Avenue Bridge
Posted April 17, 2022, by Daniel Barnes