We are interested in how people in Burlington, Iowa feel about the Cascade Bridge on Main Street and would like to understand the community's reaction to a variety of alternatives.  Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey

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* 1. Please enter your address.  This information is being used to determine where community members are coming from and to help us determine if other parts of the City are being misrepresented.  This information will not be used for any other purposes.

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* 2. On a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being most important, "Where do you think Cascade Bridge should rate on the City's infrastructure priority plans?"

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* 3. On a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being most important, "How important is a bridge for pedestrian crossing from Main Street to Crapo Park?"

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* 4. On a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being most important, "How important is a bridge for vehicular and pedestrian crossing from Main Street to Crapo Park?"

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* 5. How often would you use a vehicular bridge at this location?

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* 6. On a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being most supportive, "How supportive would you be of removing the bridge and having no crossing on Main Street to Crapo Park?

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* 7. On a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being most likely, "How likely are you to support a tax increase for the purpose of preservation or reuse of the Cascade Bridge?

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* 8. On a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being most supportive, "How supportive would you be of a tax increase for a pedestrian crossing on Main Street to Crapo Park?"

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* 9. On a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being most supportive, "How supportive would you be of a tax increase for a vehicular and pedestrian crossing on Main Street to Crapo Park?

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* 10. On a scale of 0 to 5, with 5 being most important, "How important is historic preservation of the Cascade Bridge to you?"

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* 11. Based on past and current estimate of potential vehicular bridge rehabilitation, the estimated cost for a 50-year life rehabilitated bridge would total ~$6-9 million, whereas the cost of a new bridge with a 100-year life would total ~$3-5 million.  "Would you rather see efforts directed at rehabilitation of the existing bridge, construction of a new bridge, or a different alternative?"

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* 12. What do you feel are the most important things the City should consider for this project (e.g., history, social benefit, cost, aesthetics, transportation, pedestrian accommodations, etc.)?

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* 13. What, if any, do you think are the economic benefits of a bridge at this location?

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* 14. What, if any, do you think are the social benefits of a bridge at this location?

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* 15. Of the following options, which option(s) would you like to see the City pursue regarding the Cascade Bridge's future?  (below options do not include regular inspections and general maintenance costs)

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* 16. Additional Comments?

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