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Cedar Lake Trail Bridge - Minnehaha Creek Bridge

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M&STL Minnehaha Creek Bridge

From TC&W Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2012

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BH Photo #248637

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Minnehaha Creek on Cedar Lake Trail
Location
Hopkins, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
To be replaced as part of the Southwest LRT project
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Dual Track 50' Deck Plate Girders
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Also called
M&STL - Minnehaha Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.93077, -93.37812   (decimal degrees)
44°55'51" N, 93°22'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/470162/4975329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hopkins
Inventory number
BH 53776 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is doomed
  • April 4, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 12, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 4, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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