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Minnesota River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder

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BH Photo #110349

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Minnesota River on CR 42
Location
Blue Earth County, Minnesota, and Nicollet County, Minnesota
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1954; replaced 2007
Design
Two riveted, 8-panel Parker through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 478.7 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.20000, -94.19417   (decimal degrees)
44°12'00" N, 94°11'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/404580/4894780 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Judson
Inventory numbers
MN 7100 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20307 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Minnesota River Bridge
Posted August 10, 2009, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Thanks for the update Mr. Lohry. When I crossed this bridge in 2007, and saw the new structure being built, I decided that I should photograph this bridge while I still could.

Minnesota River Bridge
Posted August 9, 2009, by Matthew Lohry (mmlohry [at] comcast [dot] net)

This historic bridge was demolished and replaced in 2007.