Top Ranked Minnesota Bridges

Shanaska Creek Bridge (Le Sueur County, Minnesota)
Rated 100% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Shanaska Creek
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1875
Sturgeon River Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Sturgeon River on CR 931
Open to traffic
Built 1919
Hudson Interstate Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Warren through truss bridge over St. Croix River and railroad on I-94/ US Hwy. 12
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1949; new eastbound bridge built in 1974; rehabilitated in the 1980s; damaged by flooding in 1993; demolished as soon as new westbound bridge was built in 1995
MN258 Cottonwood River Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on MN 258
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1950; demolished and replaced 2012
602nd St Bridge (Dodge County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Dodge Center Creek on 602 St (Twp 63)
Open to traffic
Built 1897
Hennepin Avenue Steel Arch Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Lost two-span steel arch bridge over the Mississippi River (West Channel) on Hennepin Avenue at Nicollet Island in Minneapolis
Demolished to make room for the current bridge
Built 1888-91, replacing an earlier suspension bridge. Demolished 1989.
Merriam Street Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Relocated through truss bridge over the Mississippi River (East Channel) on Merriam Street at Nicollet Island in Minneapolis
Open to traffic
Originally built 1887 by the King Iron Bridge Co. as a four-span truss bridge on Broadway Street; one span relocated here in 1987
Lowry Avenue Bridge (Old) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 4 votes
Lost five-span through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Lowry Avenue (CR 153) in Minneapolis
Imploded June 21, 2009
Built 1958, using piers from an earlier 1905 bridge
Lake Street-Marshall Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Lost Bridge over Mississippi River on Lake Street and Marshall Avenue
Replaced by new bridge
Built in 1888 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company; modified in 1904-5; Replaced in 1989
Boom Island Pedestrian Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Back Channel of Mississippi River on Pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1901, Converted to pedestrian usage in 1987
Short Line Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1902
Lowry Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Basket-handle arch bridge over Mississippi River on CR 153 (Lowry Avenue)
Open to traffic
Built 2012 to replace the 1958 Lowry Avenue Bridge
Mosley Bridge (Jackson County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Jud Ditch # 8 on Cnty 66
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1939; replaced in 2012
DM&E - Bridge #M104 (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Private Driveway on Dakota, Minnesota & Easterm Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1910
Westminster Junction Drainage Arch (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Drainage Ditch on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic above
Minnesota River Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Minnesota River on CR 17
Open to traffic
Built 1910
UP - Wolf Creek Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Wolf Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic
Crossings date to 1865
Sakatah Singing Hills Trail - Cannon River Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Cannon River on Sakatah Singing Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Elwood Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Over Dm&Ir Ry on County Road 696
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1916; Modified in 1940, 1955 and 1978; replaced in 1996
Bridge No. L-3040 (Scott County, Minnesota)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over an unnamed creek on Chatfield Drive
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1878 for C&NW, bypassed 1906, replaced 2007
Marsh Concrete Rainbow Arch Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Marsh arch bridge over an old channel of the Little Cottonwood River on an old alignment of Apple Road
Abandoned. Electric fence around bridge.
Built 1911 by James Marsh
Hastings Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Steel through arch bridge over the Mississippi River on US 61 in Hastings
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1951; new bridge built alongside the old structure in August 2013; bridge dismantled in November 2013
Silverdale Bridge (Koochiching County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Little Fork River on MN 65
Open to pedestrians
Built 1877
Hwy. 22 Bridge (Le Sueur County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Hwy 22 in St. Peter
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1929; Replaced in 1998
Salisbury Bridge (Meeker County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over North Fork Crow River on CR 362
Closed to traffic after an accident in November 2010; fate uncertain
Built 1899 by the Hewett Bridge Co.
MN&S - Wolf Creek Arch Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Closed-spandrel arch over Wolf Creek on Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern Railway
Abandoned
Built 1912 for a planned line to Faribault, Minnesota; Never used
CSAH 1 Bridge (Rock County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Rock River on Csah 1 in Ash Creek
Open to traffic
Built 1968
Gateway Trail - Manning Avenue Overpass (Washington County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over Manning Avenue on Gateway Trail
This bridge was opened to bicycles, pedestrians, and horses in November 2011.
Built 1877, restored & re-opened in a new location 2011
UP - Hudson Swing Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Croix River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Opened 1913, replacing 1881 and 1872 bridges
CB&Q - Mississippi River Bridge (Winona) (Winona County, Minnesota)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (later BN RR)
Removed
Built in 1891; burned in a fire in 1989; later removed in 1990
Old Sartell Bridge (Benton County, Minnesota)
Rated 97% with 5 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Pipeline
Closed to all traffic; Future unknown as paper mill is being demolished to make way for development
Built in 1914; Closed to truck traffic in 1950; Made obsolete by a new bridge built 700 feet downstream in 1983; Converted to pedestrian traffic in 1984; Later closed to all traffic- now utility lines cross it.
Garden City Main Street Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Abandoned truss bridge over Watonwan River on Abandoned section of Main Street
Derelict/abandoned
Mendota Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Minnesota River on MN 55 in Mendota Heights
Open to traffic
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1992
Forestville South Branch Root River Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over South Branch Root River on CR 118 at Forestville
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1899 by the Gillette-Herzog Manufacturing Co.; closed to traffic in 2009
49th Street Bridge (Kandiyohi County, Minnesota)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR on 49th Street NE
Open to traffic
Built 1966
Frank's Ford Bridge (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Pin-connected Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Zumbro River on 90th Street CR 121
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1895
BNSF - Sucker Creek Arch (Wright County, Minnesota)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Sucker Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1883
Anoka-Champlin Bridge (Anoka County, Minnesota)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Reinforced concrete ribbed open-spandrel arch bridge over Mississippi River on US 169 in Anoka
Open to traffic
Built 1929
MILW - Sibley's Ferry Road Overpass (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Sibley's Ferry Road (State Trail) on Abandoned Milwaukee Road Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1865 by the Minnesota Central (Milwaukee Road) to cross Sibley's Ferry Road
St. Anthony Parkway Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 96% with 5 votes
5-span Warren through truss bridge over BNSF Railroad on St. Anthony Parkway in Minneapolis
Demolished
Built 1925; demolished 2016
Split Rock Bridge (Pipestone County, Minnesota)
Rated 96% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge at Split Rock Creek State Park on CR 54
Open to traffic
Built 1938 by the Works Progress Administration
Robert Street Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Mississippi River on Robert Street in St. Paul
Open to traffic
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1989
Minneopa Creek Stone Arch Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Rated 95% with 11 votes
Stone Arch over Minneopa Creek on County Rd 69 & Union Pacific Railroad
Open
Road (Formerly rail) portion built 1879 ; Railroad portion built 1905
Carver Spring (4th Street) Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Rated 95% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Carver Spring on 4th Street in Carver
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1885, Removed 2013
UP/Cedar Lake Trail - MN100 Overpasses (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Lost steel stringer bridge over Mn 100 on UP RR/Cedar Lake Bike Trail
Both bridges are gone; north bridge was replaced with a new concrete pedestrian bridge, south bridge replaced by new pony plate girder rail bridge
Both built 1936, north bridge turned into trail; demolished 2015
Washington Creek Bridge (Meeker County, Minnesota)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Washington Creek on CR 161
Open to traffic
Built 1908
Sakatah Singing Hills Trail - Stone Culvert (Rice County, Minnesota)
Rated 95% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Sakatah Singing Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Likely Built 1884
DM&E - Stone Culvert #248 (Waseca County, Minnesota)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Bridge over Drainage on DM&E RR
Open to traffic
Built 1881
MILW - Maple River Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Maple River on Abandoned Milwaukee Road Railroad
Derelict/abandoned, possibly on private property
Built 1897, Relocated Here in 1910
Eisenhower Bridge (Goodhue County, Minnesota)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on US 63 in Red Wing
Open to traffic
Built 1958
Doris Kemp Park Pedestrian Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mill Pond on Pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians
1919 to carry Hwy. 169; closed to traffic in 1969 when the freeway bridge opened; rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrian traffic in 2002
DM&E - Bear Creek Bridge (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Rated 94% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge on Railroad over Branch of Bear Creek
Open to traffic
Built 1883
Hanover Bridge (Wright County, Minnesota)
Rated 94% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Crow River at Hanover in St. Michael
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1885 by the Morse Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio. Closed to traffic in December 1966.
North Branch Root River MN 250 Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Root River on MN 250
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1924
Stone Arch Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 93% with 7 votes
Stone arch bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1883 for the St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Manitoba Railway; rehabilitated 1994
Bearskin River Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over Bearskin River on CR 962
Demolished and replaced
Built 1919, demolished 2011
Chaska Swing Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Minnesota River
Removed
Built 1905, Approach Replaced 1911, Imploded August 1996 due to sinking pier
600 Road Bridge (Cook County, Minnesota)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Pony truss bridge over Temperance River on 600 Road
Open to traffic
Built 1913
Abandoned CGW - Unnamed Stream Culvert (Dodge County, Minnesota)
Rated 92% with 7 votes
Abandoned stone culvert bridge over Unknown Stream on Abandoned CGW Railroad
Abandoned
Built ca. 1885
BNSF - Crow River Bridge (Rogers) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 92% with 5 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Crow River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1913, replacing an older bridge
Abandoned BN - Bogus Brook Arch (Mille Lacs County, Minnesota)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Bogus Brook on Abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1892
MILW - Cedar River Bridge (Mower County, Minnesota)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on abandoned Milwaukee Road railroad
Abandoned
Built 1886, Relocated Here 1911; To become a trail
Sturgeon River Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Sturgeon River on CR 652
No longer exists
Built 1919; replaced 2004
UP - Blakeley Stone Arch (Scott County, Minnesota)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1878?
Old Barn Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Mill Pond South Branch Root on Heron Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1914
Soldiers Home Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 91% with 5 votes
Steel arch bridge over Minnehaha Creek on Soldiers Road in Minneapolis
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1908
CP - Camden Place Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Warren deck truss bridge over Mississippi River and St. Anthony Pkwy on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic
Open may 1905 replacing a wooden deck and through truss bridge
Sorlie Memorial Bridge (Polk County, Minnesota)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Red River on Business US 2 in East Grand Forks
Open to traffic
Built 1929
Straight River Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Straight River on MN 60 in Faribault
Open to traffic
Built 1937
Superior Hiking Trail - Keene Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Keene Creek on Superior Hiking Trail (former Getchell Road?)
Open to pedestrians only
Long Meadow Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 90% with 5 votes
Through truss bridge over Long Meadow Lake on a pedestrian walkway in Bloomington
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1920; bypassed by new bridge in 1980; closed to vehicular traffic in 1992 and to pedestrians in 2002; Rehabilitate 2014-2016
UP Shanaska Creek Bridge (Le Sueur County, Minnesota)
Rated 90% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Shanaska Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1896
Lexington Avenue Overpass (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Concrete Arch bridge over Trail on Lexington Parkway
Open to traffic
Soo Line Junction Overpass (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Warren through truss bridge over BNSF Railway on Soo Line Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1907
Dan Patch Bridge (Scott County, Minnesota)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1908 to carry dual tracks, but one track later converted to highway use, highway discontinued in the 1980's
DM&E - Bridge #249 (Waseca County, Minnesota)
Rated 90% with 5 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Road on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1908
CN - Cedar Bend Drawbridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge over St. Croix River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1887, trestle replaced by I-Beam spans 1962
Wahpeton-Breckenridge Interstate Bridge (Wilkin County, Minnesota)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Lost Bridge over Bois de Soiux River on Minnesota Street in Breckenridge
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1900
DM&E - 6th Street Overpass (Brown County, Minnesota)
Rated 89% with 7 votes
Stone arch bridge over 6th Street on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad in New Ulm
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Little Log House Pioneer Village Spiral Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over a man made pond on a pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1893 over Yellow Bank River but relocated to the Little Log House Pioneer Village in 1989
PGR - MN3 Overpass (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over MN-3/South Robert Trail on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1921
Central Lakes Trail - Chippewa River Stone Arch (Douglas County, Minnesota)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Chippewa River on Central Lakes Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1880
Oronoco Bridge (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Zumbro River on CSAH 18 at Oronoco
Open to traffic
Built 1918; rehabilitated 1987; Damaged by flood & re-opened 2010
Bear Creek Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Bear Creek on Nature RD
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1906
Phalen Park Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over South Channel on a pedestrian trail in St. Paul
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1906
CP - Mud Creek Arch Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Rated 88% with 5 votes
Concrete and Brick arch bridge over Mud Creek on Abandoned Canadian Pacific Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1903, formerly crossed a highway
St. Louis Bay Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St. Louis Bay on Burlington Northern
Removed
Built 1908, Removed 1986
Holmes Street Pedestrian Bridge (Scott County, Minnesota)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Deck truss bridge over Minnesota River on Holmes Street (Old US 169) in Shakopee
Open to Pedestrians
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1969; bypassed by current structure in 1992 but was left in place; restored in 2011
Soo Line High Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Rated 88% with 13 votes
Steel arch bridge over St. Croix River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1910 replacing a bridge downstream.
M&STL - Carver Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Rated 87% with 5 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Minnesota River on UPRR (Minneapolis and St. Louis RR)
Lost
Built 1917 replacing a swing span built in the 1898 and earlier in 1871; Removed completely Fall 2011
West Bridge (Watonwan County, Minnesota)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Watonwan River in Madelia
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1908 by the Minneapolis Bridge and Iron Company; bypassed by a new bridge in 1990 and converted to recreational use
Redstone Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Rated 86% with 10 votes
Through truss bridge over Minnesota River on DM&E Railroad Spur
Open to traffic
Built 1880, still the original structure piers stablized recently
BNSF - Nicollet Island Bridge (Main Channel) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Petit Through Truss and Deck Plate Girder bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1926 replacing a 1893 era girder bridge. Petit truss span added 1963 to comply to river navigation rules
BNSF - Red Lake River Bridge (Polk County, Minnesota)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Warren Through Truss Bridge over Red Lake River in Crookston
Open to traffic
Built 1892, Second Span Added 1906, 1892 Span Removed Date Unknown
Dodd Ford Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Rated 85% with 9 votes
Through truss bridge over Blue Earth River on CR 147
Open to one-lane traffic
Built 1901 by L.H. Johnson; rehabilitated in 2015-16
Como Park Footbridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Abandoned Melan style open-spandrel arch bridge over Abandoned Light Railroad Line on Pedestrian Walkway
Abandoned
Old Duke Road Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over North Channel Mississippi River on Old Duke Road in Winona
Open to traffic
Built 1916; Rehabilitated 2003
Kern Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Rated 84% with 9 votes
Bowstring through truss bridge over LeSeuer River at border of Mankato and South Bend Townships on Township Rd. 190 and 195th Lane
Closed to all traffic
Built 1873 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company Canton, OH; Closed to traffic in 1990
Ashburn Street Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Root River on MN 250 north of Lanesboro
Replaced by a new bridge
Originally built 1931 in Rochester; relocated here in 1960 to replace a similar bridge that had collapsed
BNSF - Mississippi River North Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 84% with 4 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1927/1963
DM&E - Stone Arch Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Rated 84% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Intermittent Stream on Railroad (DM&E)
Open to traffic
Built 1880
Abandoned Groundhouse River Bridge (Kanabec County, Minnesota)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over S. Fork Groundhouse River on Abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1892
CN - Cedar River Bridge (Mower County, Minnesota)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Baltimore through truss bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1901, trestle built 1960
Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Duluth Ship Canal on Lake Avenue in Duluth
Open to traffic
Opened as a transporter bridge in 1905; reconstructed as a vertical-lift bridge in 1930; rehabilitated 2000
Zumbro River Bridge (Wabasha County, Minnesota)
Rated 83% with 5 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Zumbro River on CR 7
Removed and replaced
Built 1949 as a Federal Aid Project
Main Street Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Rated 82% with 7 votes
Stone arch bridge over Carver Spring on CR 40 (Main Street) in Carver
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1885
Washington Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Washington Ave / Bnsf Rr on Csah 152
Replaced by new bridge, but original truss system is incorporated into it.
Built 1891
UP - Forest Prairie Creek Bridge (Le Sueur County, Minnesota)
Rated 82% with 4 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over Forest Prairie Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899, North abutment repaired 1977
The Arches Railroad Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Rated 82% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over County Road 120 and Francis Creek on DM&E Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1882
CNW - Winona Swing Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Former Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Mostly Removed
Swing Span built 1899, approaches replaced in 1928, abandoned and mostly removed 1977
Carver Spring (3rd Street) Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Carver Spring on 3rd Street in Carver
Open to traffic
Built 1912
South Branch Wild Rice River Bridge (Clay County, Minnesota)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Pratt Pony truss bridge over South Branch Wild Rice River on CR 183
Open to traffic
Built 1915
UP - Windom Rail Bridge (Cottonwood County, Minnesota)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Two-span Quadrangular truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on the Union Pacific Railroad at Windom
Open to railroad traffic
Built 1900, replacing an earlier bridge
Old MN 16 Bridge (Fillmore County, Minnesota)
Rated 81% with 9 votes
Abandoned camelback through truss bridge over Root River on State Hwy 16?
Abandoned
Built 1910
Creek Road Chaska Creek Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Chaska Creek on Creek Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1928, replaced 2014-15
Point Douglas-Superior Road Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Rated 80% with 5 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Brown's Creek on Point Douglas-Superior Road
Abandoned
Built 1863; Abandoned 1891
Spiral Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Mississippi River
Lost
Built 1895, lost 1951
Waterford Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Rated 77% with 6 votes
Through truss bridge over Cannon River on CR 166 Canada Ave.
Bypassed by a new bridge in 2010. Bridge open to pedestrians only.
Built 1909; made obsolete by a new bridge in 2010, won SavingPlaces grant and fortified substructure: remains intact for pedestrian use
Broadway Avenue Minnesota River Bridge (Le Sueur County, Minnesota)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Minnesota River on MN 99 in St. Peter
Open to traffic
Built 1931
RCP&E - Redwood River Bridge (Lyon County, Minnesota)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Deck truss bridge over Redwood River on railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1902 for Chicago & North western Railroad
Westminster Junction Tunnel #4 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Tunnel carrying BNSF Railway under Westminster Jct East Wye Track
Open to traffic
Built 1889
Lac Qui Parle Bridge (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
8-panel riveted Parker through truss bridge over Minnesota River/Lac Qui Parle Lake on MN 40
Open to traffic but now doomed
Built 1938
Bridge 4599 (Wabasha County, Minnesota)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Culvert bridge over Unnamed creek on Th 60
Open to traffic
Built 1934
CP - La Crescent Swing Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1901, Swing Span scheduled for replacement
MPLI - Redwood River Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Redwood River on Minnesota Prairie Line
Open to traffic
Built 1898
Red Jacket Trestle (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Girder bridge over MN Hwy. 66 and Le Sueur River on Minnesota Valley Railroad (now a bike trail)
Bridge open as of 11/11/11
Built 1874; river spans replaced in 1901; south pier damaged by flooding in September, 2010; girder span relocated to the ground awaiting rehabilitation; pier collapsed during removal, replaced, looks like original and is back open.
Omaha Bridge #15 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 74% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1915
Sulpher Lake Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
Rated 74% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Sulpher Lake on MN 19 and US 71
Closed to traffic on Sept. 5, 2010
Built 1927; Closed on Sept. 5, 2010
BNSF - Minnesota River Crossing (Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridges over Minnesota River and overflow on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic
Built in 1887, current spans built in 1902, split into 2 bridges ca. 2010
Victoria Drive Overpass (Carver County, Minnesota)
Rated 72% with 3 votes
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Twin Cities Western Railroad on Former Victoria Drive
Removed but not replaced
Built 1935, abandoned 2009 after the new Pioneer Trail Connection made road obsolete
Abandoned CNW - Cottonwood River Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Abandoned CNW Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1924
4th Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Warren Pony truss bridge over abandoned BNSF Railroad on MN 601 (4th Avenue N) in Minneapolis
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1891
UP - St. Paul Lift Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Rated 71% with 7 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Mississippi River on the Union Pacific Railroad in St. Paul

Built 1913 replacing a swing bridge, raised 1925, rebuilt over Warner Road 1956
DM&E Straight River Bridge (Steele County, Minnesota)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Straight River on DM&E RR
Open to traffic
Built 1919