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TC&W US-59 Bridge

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TC&W US-59 Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2012

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BH Photo #249105

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over US-59/MN-7 on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Location
Chippewa County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Twin Cities Western Railroad (TCWR)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 45.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.12694, -95.92750   (decimal degrees)
45°07'37" N, 95°55'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/269778/5001222 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milan NW
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
1,750
Inventory numbers
MN 5472 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 55532 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 1999)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • February 14, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 12, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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