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Choice Bridge

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Overview

BH Photo #109138

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Fork Root River on MN 43
Location
Choice, Fillmore County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.4 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 26.2 ft.
Also called
South Fork Root River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.66139, -91.79083   (decimal degrees)
43°39'41" N, 91°47'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/597493/4834975 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bratsberg
Inventory numbers
MN 23004 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 45.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
484

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Root River"
  • September 11, 2013: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced
  • April 16, 2010: New Street View added by Matthew Lohry
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by Matthew Lohry
  • September 27, 2007: Posted photo from Jason Smith

Sources 

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