MN22 Minnesota River Bridge
The original portal bracings
Minnesota Department of Transportation
BH Photo #180103
The current bridge is possible the fourth one over the Minnesota River, as the first crossing consisted of a 3-span bowstring arch bridge built in the 1870s. It was replaced by two Pennsylvania Petit spans in 1905 which served traffic until they were relocated to Koochiching County in 1929.
- Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Hwy 22 in St. Peter
- St. Peter, Le Sueur County, Minnesota, and Nicollet County, Minnesota
- Replaced by new bridge
- Built 1929; Replaced in 1998
- - Guaranty Construction Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Camelback through truss
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 396.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.6 ft.
- Also called
- Bridge 4770
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +44.30833, -93.95833 (decimal degrees)
44°18'30" N, 93°57'30" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/423565/4906566 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Saint Peter
- Inventory numbers
- MN 4770 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 43465 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- September 30, 2010: Updated by Jason Smith: Added some information on the bridge
- October 6, 2009: Added by Jason Smith
- Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com