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South Fork Root River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder

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BH Photo #134600

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over South Fork Root River on CR 142
Location
Houston County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.2 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.69083, -91.67722   (decimal degrees)
43°41'27" N, 91°40'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/606602/4838385 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Yucatan
Inventory numbers
MN 7533 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1986)
20

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "Riveted", "Root River"
  • March 25, 2012: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated status: This bridge has been replaced.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry