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Main Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Smith in January 2011

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BH Photo #191791

Map 

Description 

This current stone arch bridge was to be demolished, taken apart, cleaned and put back together, but with the city, county, state, NRHS and various preservation groups fighting,the bridge was taken down, being replaced by a new concrete bridge that will look exactly the same when completed.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Carver Spring on CR 40 (Main Street) in Carver
Location
Carver, Carver County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1885
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.1 ft.
Total length: 19.0 ft.
Deck width: 36.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.76215, -93.62471   (decimal degrees)
44°45'44" N, 93°37'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450560/4956719 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shakopee
Inventory numbers
MN L2783 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20320 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2007)
Sufficiency rating: 67.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
2,300

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Updated status: Historic bridge is lost
  • January 8, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Added information on the bridge

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com