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Blood Run Bridge

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The concrete eyesore

Photo taken by Birgit Smith in August 2009

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BH Photo #146775

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Blood Run on CR 39
Location
Rock County, Minnesota, and Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1911; Replaced in 2006
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.7 ft.
Total length: 41.3 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.50112, -96.45309   (decimal degrees)
43°30'04" N, 96°27'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/705883/4819615 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Springs
Inventory numbers
MN L2248 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20580 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2005)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
20

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com