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Cannon Bottoms Road Bridge (North Truss)

Photo 

Side view, facing south east

Photo taken by Fmiser in October 2012

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #241509

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Description 

Cannon bottoms road is closed between Cannon Valley trail on the south and Collischan Rd on the north. On this 0.6 mile [1 km] stretch of road there are three historic, abandoned bridges. Two trusses and one concrete T-beam. This is the middle bridge, or north truss.

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Cannon River in Red Wing, northern of two truss bridges.
Location
Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota
Status
Removed
History
Built 1915
Design
5 panel, pin connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.6 ft.
Total length: 93.8 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.57972, -92.64329   (decimal degrees)
44°34'47" N, 92°38'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/528318/4936326 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Welch
Inventory numbers
MN 1324 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20375 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2003)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
1

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2016: Updated by Matt Lohry: New GE imagery shows no bridge here
  • October 15, 2012: Updated by Fmiser: Added categories "5-panel truss", "A-frame portal", "Pin-connected", "Concrete deck"

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Fmiser - fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry

Comments 

Cannon Bottoms Road Bridge (North Truss)
Posted October 4, 2016, by Matt Lohry

Well, so much for this one--the tee-beam is the last one. I'm sure it will be pointlessly and wastefully demolished soon as well.