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Lafayette Avenue Bridge

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #215169

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Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Mississippi River, city streets and BNSF Railway on US Hwy. 52(Lafayette Avenue)
Location
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1968; rehabilitated 1982; replaced 2014
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 361.9 ft.
Total length: 3,366.3 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 61.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.94444, -93.07806   (decimal degrees)
44°56'40" N, 93°04'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/493842/4976781 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul East
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
81,000
Inventory numbers
MN 9800 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 49736 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2014)
Sufficiency rating: 83 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 28, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is being demolished
  • September 27, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com