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Petersburg Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview

These photos taken by Jason Smith. This shows the bridge in 1992 after it was fenced off.

BH Photo #103500

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on Petersburg Road in Jackson
Location
Jackson County, Minnesota
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1907 replacing a bowstring arch bridge built in 1884; closed to traffic 1984; abandoned 1992; damaged by flooding 1993; removed in January 1995
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.61420, -94.98943   (decimal degrees)
43°36'51" N, 94°59'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/339468/4830947 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jackson
Inventory numbers
MN L-4466 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20461 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2015: Updated by Jason Smith: Updated the history of the bridge
  • September 26, 2005: Posted photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

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