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Minnesota River Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2010

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BH Photo #191588

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Minnesota River on a pedestrian path in Ortonville
Location
Big Stone County, Minnesota
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
Bridge was renovated for pedestrian use and is now open.
History
Built 1920
Builders
- Marsh Engineering Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
- Minneapolis Bridge Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Design
Marsh Rainbow Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.2 ft.
Total length: 78.7 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.29528, -96.44389   (decimal degrees)
45°17'43" N, 96°26'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/700422/5018931 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ortonville
Inventory numbers
MN 3398 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20304 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2003)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Marsh arch"
  • January 5, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Added/Changed information on the bridge

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Weeks