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Lester River Bridge

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Photo taken by Elkman

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #324864

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Lester River on MN 61 in Duluth
Location
Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.4 ft.
Total length: 164.7 ft.
Deck width: 36.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 6, 2002
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.83669, -92.00633   (decimal degrees)
46°50'12" N, 92°00'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/575773/5187496 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Duluth
Inventory numbers
NRHP 02000934 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
MN 5772 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20615 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10,800

Categories 

Arch (11,269)
Built 1935 (1,669)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,643)
Deck arch (10,506)
Duluth, Minnesota (57)
Have street view (22,571)
MN 61 (8)
Minnesota (1,360)
NR-listed (2,841)
Open (36,891)
Owned by state (13,897)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,067)
St. Louis County, Minnesota (102)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 21, 2015: New photo from Luke

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