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Rushford Bridge

Photos 

Side View Of Bridge, Looking From The West

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #152384

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Root River on MN Hwys. 16 and 43
Location
Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1967; replaced in 1992
Builder
- Minneapolis Bridge Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Design
Riveted Parker through truss bridge, built as part of the truss standards introduced by the state in 1914
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.1 ft.
Total length: 525.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Also called
Bridge 4900
Hwy. 43 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.80333, -91.75333   (decimal degrees)
43°48'12" N, 91°45'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/600280/4850785 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rushford West
Inventory numbers
MN 4900 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 43885 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1991)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
3,200

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Root River"
  • January 13, 2010: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • HAER MN-55 - Bridge No. 4900, Spanning Root River at Trunk Highway 16, Rushford, Fillmore County, MN