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Morton- Minnesota River Crossing

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #152349

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Hwys. US 71 and MN 19
Location
Morton, Redwood County, Minnesota, and Renville County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1928; Replaced in 1997- road realigned at the same time.
Design
Parker through truss with two Warren pony trusses both located on the north approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 159.1 ft.
Total length: 342.9 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54500, -94.99667   (decimal degrees)
44°32'42" N, 94°59'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/341391/4934346 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morton
Inventory numbers
MN 4666 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 43701 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1991)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
4,000

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • January 13, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • January 12, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • December 3, 2009: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • HAER MN-86 - Bridge 4666, Minnesota Trunk Highway 19 spanning Minnesota River, North Redwood vicinity, Redwood County, MN
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com

Comments 

Morton- Minnesota River Crossing
Posted December 3, 2009, by Jason Smith (JDSmith77 [at] gmx [dot] net)

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