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Yellow Medicine River Bridge

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Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Yellow Medicine River on CR 115
Location
Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1909; removed 2013
Builder
- Milo A. Adams of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Design
2-span Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 172.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Prestegard Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.72188, -95.51888   (decimal degrees)
44°43'19" N, 95°31'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/300514/4955142 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wood Lake
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
40
Inventory numbers
MN L7969 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20680 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 16, 2018: Updated by Matt Lohry: Bridge was removed in March 2013; no replacement was built.
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: The NBI incorrectly lists this bridge with a 1930 construction date--it was actually built in 1909.

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry