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Phelps Mill Bridge

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Photo taken by Jake Lennington

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BH Photo #353000

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Otter Tail River on CR 970
Location
Phelps, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1907; Rehabilitated 2012
Builders
- Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. of Bismarck, North Dakota (2012 Rehab)
- Security Bridge Co. of Billings, Montana
Design
Pratt pony truss with pinned connections
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 123.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Otter Tail River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.38000, -95.82194   (decimal degrees)
46°22'48" N, 95°49'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/282995/5140139 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phelps
Inventory numbers
MN L0885 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20532 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added photograph provided by Jake Lennington and info from MNDOT
  • January 30, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Adjusted the information
  • August 13, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Otter Tail River
  • August 13, 2010: New Street View added by Matthew Lohry

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Comments 

Phelp's Mill and Bridge
Posted May 6, 2016, by Jake Lennington (simpspin [at] gmail [dot] com)

Here's a pic from 2015.