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Wakota Bridge

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2010

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BH Photo #191880

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel through arch bridge over Mississippi River & Up Rr on I-494
Location
Washington County, Minnesota, and Dakota County, Minnesota
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1988. Dismanted in 2006 to make way for replacement Eastbound Span.
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 420.6 ft.
Total length: 1,869.8 ft.
Deck width: 54.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.88333, -93.01500   (decimal degrees)
44°52'60" N, 93°00'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/498815/4969990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul East
Inventory numbers
MN 5993 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 38227 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2019)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 39.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
82,000

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • January 8, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • November 25, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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Wakota Bridge
Posted January 28, 2016, by Anonymous

This bridge will be reincarnated in a few years, just in time for its inspection in June of 2019.