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7th Street Improvement Arches

Photos 

Photo taken by Marc N Belanger in June 2013

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BH Photo #270055

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over RCRRA on E. 7th Street in St. Paul
Location
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1884
Builders
- M. O'Brien of St. Paul, Minnesota (Substructure)
- McArthur Bros of New York City, New York
- William Albert Truesdell of New York, New York (Designer)
Railroads
- Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority (RCRRA)
- St. Paul & Duluth Railroad (StP&D)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.95667, -93.07667   (decimal degrees)
44°57'24" N, 93°04'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/493952/4978139 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul East
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
24,300
Inventory numbers
MN 90386 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20552 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 66.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 12, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 25, 2014: New Street View added by Matt Lohry
  • November 19, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • November 11, 2013: Updated by Marc N Belanger: Added category "ASCE Landmark"
  • October 20, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 3, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added most common name
  • May 2, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Added alternate name

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Marc N Belanger - mnbelanger [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth