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Kilen Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by Jason Smith

BH Photo #103490

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on CSAH 19 at Kilen Woods State Park
Location
Jackson County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a modern bridge
History
Built 1913 by the Minneapolis Bridge Co.; replaced 2004
Builder
- Minneapolis Bridge Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Camelback Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.72464, -95.05492   (decimal degrees)
43°43'29" N, 95°03'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/334487/4843342 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lakefield NE
Inventory numbers
MN 622 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20457 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1991)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
130

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2010: Updated by Jason Smith: Information combined into one
  • March 27, 2008: New photos from Jason Smith
  • November 28, 2005: Posted photo of replacement bridge from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com