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Otter Creek Bridge

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Description 

This bridge is hiding in plain sight just south of Carlton. It carries a segment of old Hwy 1 or Hwy 3 over Otter Creek. The deck was removed decades ago. The bridge trusses are visible in GE Street View, but difficult to tell if itís a Warren or Pratt truss.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Otter Creek on Old Hwy 1/Hwy 3
Location
Carlton, Carlton County, Minnesota
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.66035, -92.42278   (decimal degrees)
46°39'37" N, 92°25'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/544160/5167582 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81870 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2018: New Street View added by Matt Lohry

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry