Rating:
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CP - MN-7 Frontage Road Overpass

Photos 

Elevation of bridge

Photo taken by Matthew Lohry in November 2010

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BH Photo #184994

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over MN-7 Frontage Road on Canadian Pacific
Location
St. Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1934
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern Railway (MN&S)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Also called
MN&S - MN-7 Frontage Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.93750, -93.36222   (decimal degrees)
44°56'15" N, 93°21'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/471420/4976071 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minneapolis South
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
200
Inventory numbers
MN 5199A (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 46812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 1999)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • December 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category ""Truck-Eating""
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "railroad"
  • November 7, 2010: Added by Matthew Lohry

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

MN&S MN-7 Frontage Road Bridge
Posted December 21, 2012, by Brenda (professionalmom1 at yahoo dot com)

This is the truck eating bridge! It's been remodeled on the HWY 7 side, but the frontage road bridge slices trucks open that try to pass under it. We've seen a lot of them.