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US 6 Pheasant Creek Bridge

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Courtesy of the Quad City Times

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Description 

Southern section (The original bridge) is a concrete arch, with the northern section being a standard slab culvert (The 1964 rehab/addition)

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Pheasant Creek on US 6
Location
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1964
Builders
- Christie & Mills of Omaha, Nebraska (Southern Arch)
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.55583, -90.53071   (decimal degrees)
41°33'21" N, 90°31'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/705924/4603406 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport East
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
32,200
Inventory numbers
IA 46840 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 61501 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 49.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (12,094)
Built 1936 (1,157)
Built during 1930s (11,745)
Christie & Mills (2)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,989)
Continuous (2,482)
Culvert (1,375)
Davenport, Iowa (70)
Deck arch (11,332)
Iowa (6,496)
Iowa State Highway Commission (808)
Open (39,880)
Owned by state (15,982)
Scott County, Iowa (142)
Span length under 25 feet (6,892)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,189)
US 6 (125)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • June 25, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke