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Intercity Bridge

Photos 

Overall view of main arches

Photo taken by Matthew Lohry in June 2010

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BH Photo #168110

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Mississippi River on Ford Parkway (CSAH 42) in St. Paul
Location
Minneapolis, Ramsey County, Minnesota, and Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Builders
- James O. Heyworth, Inc. of Lake Forest, Illinois (Builder)
- Martin Sigvart Grytbak of Nedre Stjørdal, Norway (Designer)
Railroads
- Streetcar
- Twin City Rapid Transit Co. (TCRT; TCL)
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 327.4 ft.
Total length: 1,523.7 ft.
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Ford Parkway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.91778, -93.20083   (decimal degrees)
44°55'04" N, 93°12'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/484148/4973836 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul West
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
17,100
Inventory numbers
MN 3575 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20555 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • January 19, 2017: New photo from Daniel Barnes
  • December 4, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Twin Cities Rapid Transportation Co.", "Streetcar", "Railroad", "Rail-and-road"
  • October 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder & designer
  • October 20, 2013: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • October 19, 2013: New photo from Jann Mayer
  • June 21, 2010: New photos from Matthew Lohry

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