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Big Cottonwood River Bridge

Photos 

Overview of the new span

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2010

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BH Photo #202395

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost truss bridge over Big Cottonwood River on Cass Avenue in Springfield
Location
Springfield, Brown County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced in 2005
History
Built 1909; replaced 2005
Design
Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.23775, -94.97429   (decimal degrees)
44°14'16" N, 94°58'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/342345/4900174 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield
Inventory numbers
MN 5755 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20310 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2019)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
1,650

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • January 13, 2011: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Added NBI info

Sources 

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