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Elk River Bridge (1919)

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Mississippi River Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #496614

Description 

From HAER: The Elk River Bridge was the first major reinforced-concrete bridge erected in Sherburne County. The structure is an excellent, early example of state-sponsored, standard-plan, highway bridge design in Minnesota.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete stringer bridge over Elk River on Main Street
Location
Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1919; Replaced 1992
Design
Concrete stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.30176, -93.56545   (decimal degrees)
45°18'06" N, 93°33'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/455668/5016628 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92984 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 29, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs