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Short Line Bridge

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Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Location
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Lassig Branch)
- Charles Frederick Loweth of Cleveland, Ohio
- Onward Bates of St. Charles County, Missouri
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Minnesota Commercial Railway (MNNR)
Design
1-67' Through Plate Girder
1-288' Baltimore Deck Truss (7 Panel)
1-330' Baltimore Deck Truss (8 panel)
1-230' Baltimore Deck Truss (6 panel)
3 Spans Through Plate Girder (154')
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 330.0 ft.
Total length: 1,069.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.95608, -93.21253   (decimal degrees)
44°57'22" N, 93°12'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/483236/4978093 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul West
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
4,900
Inventory numbers
MN L5733 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 52955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 1999)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 25, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • November 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI data.
  • February 14, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 9, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 18, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 18, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Wikipedia
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • MNHS - Picture of former bridge
  • MNHS - Bridge under construction
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com