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Thompson Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Red River of the North on CR 9
Location
Polk County, Minnesota, and Grand Forks County, North Dakota
Status
Demolished and replaced.
History
Built 1940
Design
Two span Parker through truss with riveted connections.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 550.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.1 ft.
Also called
Red River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.76050, -96.93786   (decimal degrees)
47°45'38" N, 96°56'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/654370/5291866 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bygland
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
1,097
Inventory numbers
MN 5871 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 7, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • September 29, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Demolition of this truss bridge is imminent.
  • July 30, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith

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