Root River

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Abandoned C&NW - S. Branch Root River Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. Branch Root River on Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway
Open to traffic

Ashburn Street Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Originally built 1931 in Rochester; relocated here in 1960 to replace a similar bridge that had collapsed
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Root River on MN 250 north of Lanesboro
Replaced by a new bridge

Chatfield Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1968; replaced in 2005
Through truss bridge over North Branch Root River on CSAH 2 (Old Territorial Road)
Replaced by a new bridge

Choice Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1931
Pony truss bridge over South Fork Root River on MN 43
Replaced by a new bridge

Coffee Street Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1893 by the Chicago Bridge Co.; made obsolete by new bridge on CSAH 8 in 1965; rehabilitated ca. 2002
Through truss bridge over Root River on Coffee Street in Lanesboro
Open to pedestrians only

DM&E - Root River Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Built 1901
Pony truss bridge over Root River on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

DM&E - Root River Overflow Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Built 1928, part of North Approaches rebuilt 1949
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Root River Overflow on Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

Forestville South Branch Root River Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1899 by the Gillette-Herzog Manufacturing Co.; closed to traffic in 2009
Through truss bridge over South Branch Root River on CR 118 at Forestville
Open to pedestrians only

Houston Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Built in 1928; closed to traffic in 1986 and now privately owned
Abandoned through truss bridge over the Root River on private property just east of Houston
Closed to thru traffic; privately owned

Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch Footbridge (N) (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Relocated here 1997
Bridge over North Branch Root River on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch Footbridge (S) (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Built in the 1930s at Fertile, Iowa; Relocated here 1997
Warren pony truss bridge over North Branch Root River on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

MILW - South Fork Root River Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Built 1895
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over South Fork Root River on Abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

North Branch Root River Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1939
Through truss bridge over North Branch Root River on CR 124
Closed

North Branch Root River MN 250 Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1924
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Root River on MN 250
Replaced by a new bridge

Root River Trail - Lanesboro Bridge (E) (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1911 using relocated pieces
Pratt Pony Truss Bridge over Root River on Root River Trail
Open to pedestrians

Root River Trail - Lanesboro Bridge (W) (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1910 using relocated parts
Through truss bridge over Root River on the Root River State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Root River Trail - S. Branch Root River Bridge #1 (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1905
Pratt through truss bridge over S. Branch Root River on Root River Trail
Open to pedestrians

Root River Trail - S. Branch Root River Bridge #2 (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over S. Branch Root River on Root River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Root River Trail - S. Branch Root River Bridge #5 (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Repaired 1916
Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Root River on Root River State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Rushford Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1967; replaced in 1992
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Root River on MN Hwys. 16 and 43
Replaced by new bridge

South Fork Root River Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Built 1948; rehabilitated 2006
Steel stringer bridge over South Fork Root River on MN 76
Open to traffic

South Fork Root River Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Built 1911
Lost Warren through truss bridge over South Fork Root River on CR 142
Replaced by a new bridge