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US2 Red River of the North Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Red River of the North on US 2 in Grand Forks
Location
Grand Forks County, North Dakota, and Polk County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1963; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 274.9 ft.
Total length: 1,261.2 ft.
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.93316, -97.03720   (decimal degrees)
47°55'59" N, 97°02'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/646601/5310735 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Forks
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
21,500
Inventory numbers
ND 2-358-090 (North Dakota bridge number)
BH 23462 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 67.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 13, 2018: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Polk County, MN as this is a border bridge.
  • March 10, 2012: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined location and description
  • July 30, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth