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COURT AVE over DES MOINES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.58589, -93.61759
41°35'09" N, 93°37'03" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:COURT AVE over DES MOINES RIVER
Structure number:000000000003690
Location:1.1 MI W OF US 69
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Total length:496.1 ft. [151.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:101.1 ft. [30.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1918
Year reconstructed:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,900 [as of 1992]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:76.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair990076.7
June 2015PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair392077.4
June 2013PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair392077.4
June 2011PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair494077.3
June 2009PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair494074.9
July 2007FairFairSatisfactoryFair494077.2
May 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair494078.2
May 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory478094.6
March 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood478094.6
August 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood500094.8
February 1997GoodGoodGoodGood500094.8
March 1995GoodGoodGoodGood500094.6
March 1993GoodGoodGoodGood500094.6
March 1991GoodGoodGoodGood668094.5