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Rice Creek Bridge

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Photo by MnDOT

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #336781

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Rice Creek on Twp 24
Location
Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1980
Design
Howe pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.0 ft.
Total length: 38.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.3 ft.
Also called
L 5645
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.88431, -94.06731   (decimal degrees)
43°53'04" N, 94°04'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/414263/4859577 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sterling Center
Average daily traffic (as of 1969)
46
Inventory numbers
MN 07544 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 68998 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (12,922)
Blue Earth County, Minnesota (29)
Built 1911 (710)
Built during 1910s (8,962)
Howe pony truss (58)
Howe truss (459)
Lost (19,737)
Lost 1980 (65)
Lost during 1980s (1,093)
Minnesota (1,377)
Owned by county (19,009)
Pony truss (15,187)
Replaced by new bridge (13,072)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,068)
Steel stringer (5,098)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,134)
Truss (29,877)

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2015: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

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