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CP - County 45 Overpass

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CP County Road 45 Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in September 2011

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BH Photo #243178

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Description 

Crosses old U.S. Hwy 65

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over County Road 45 (Former U.S. Hwy 65) on Abandoned Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Rice County, Minnesota
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1934
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Steel stringer with wooden trestle approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 111.0 ft.
Also called
MILW - US 65 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.21028, -93.26444   (decimal degrees)
44°12'37" N, 93°15'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478873/4895262 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Medford West
Inventory numbers
MN 5336 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 54530 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
2,200

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 17, 2017: New photo from Daniel Barnes
  • April 20, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • November 18, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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