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Highway 66/ Red Jacket Highway Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Le Sueur River on MN Hwy. 66
Location
Rapidan, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by new bridge
Future prospects
Replaced with a new bridge
History
Built 1936 in Houston County; relocated here in 1965 to replace a 1911 closed spandrel concrete arch bridge that was washed away during the flooding; replaced in 1995
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.11744, -94.05024   (decimal degrees)
44°07'03" N, 94°03'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/415964/4885452 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Good Thunder
Inventory numbers
MN 07001 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 46802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 5, 2010: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Minnesota Reflections - Minnesota Highways Magazine; November 1960