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Des Moines River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Des Moines River on Elm Street
Location
Chillicothe, Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1951, Replaced by a bridge on a new alignment 2012, Removed 2013
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.0 ft.
Total length: 1,299.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.08750, -92.52556   (decimal degrees)
41°05'15" N, 92°31'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/539848/4548578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chillicothe
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
900
Inventory numbers
IA 332560 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 56871 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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