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Root River State Trail - Rushford Bridge

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Rushford Trail Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2014

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BH Photo #311116

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Description 

Through Girder Replaced previous Pony Truss Span in 1969 during a flood control project

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Rush Creek on Root River State Trail
Location
Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1969
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 350.0 ft.
Also called
Root River State Trail - Rush Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.80749, -91.74958   (decimal degrees)
43°48'27" N, 91°44'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/600575/4851251 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rushford East
Inventory number
BH 65148 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 19, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • December 29, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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