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Winona Bridge (new)

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Main span, nearing completion

The two ends of the main span are about to meet in the middle in January 2016. The old bridge can be seen behind it, and the remains of the CNW - Winona Swing Bridge can be seen underneath it.

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in January 2016

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

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Description 

This new bridge is temporarily carrying all traffic while the old bridge is rehabilitated. Eventually, this new bridge will carry westbound traffic, while the historic truss bridge carries eastbound traffic.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck box girder bridge over Mississippi River on westbound MN 43/WI 54
Location
Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, and Buffalo County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Opened August 27, 2016
Builder
- Ames Construction Inc.
Design
Modern concrete box girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 450.0 ft.
Total length: 2,300.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 46.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.05786, -91.64060   (decimal degrees)
44°03'28" N, 91°38'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/608882/4879197 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
MN 85851 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 70818 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2017: Updated by Roger Deschner: Completed, open to traffic
  • February 8, 2016: Added by Roger Deschner

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Sources 

  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com