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Franklin Avenue Bridge

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Mississippi River on CSAH 5 in Minneapolis
Location
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1923
Builders
- Frederick William Cappelen of Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
- Kristoffer Olsen Oustad of Romedal Parish, Norway.
Design
Reinforced concrete, open-spandrel ribbed arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 435.1 ft.
Total length: 1,054.5 ft.
Deck width: 49.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Cappelen Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.96384, -93.22276   (decimal degrees)
44°57'50" N, 93°13'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/482431/4978957 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul West
Inventory numbers
MN 2441 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20422 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
9,500

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 3, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated name
  • May 8, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated GPS coordinates and information

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry
  • Luke
  • Wikipedia
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com