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Des Moines River Bridge

Photo 

Overview

Bridge carries 360th Ave and is visible from nearby MN Hwy. 62

Photo taken in 1998 by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #111357

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Des Moines River on CR 177
Location
Cottonwood County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1917; Replaced in 2008
Design
Warren pony truss (riveted)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 118.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.86222, -95.36500   (decimal degrees)
43°51'44" N, 95°21'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/309947/4859289 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Heron Lake
Inventory numbers
MN 2773 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1986)
10

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2009: Updated by Jason Smith: Typo 3 spans instead of 1
  • February 6, 2008: New photo from Jason Smith

Sources 

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