Rating:
1 vote

2nd Avenue Bridge

Photos 

View from northwest

Photo taken by J Lance on July 17, 2009

Enlarge

BH Photo #143291

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mouse River on 2nd Avenue in Velva
Location
Velva, McHenry County, North Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1968. Relocated here from North Dakota Highway 41 on the north edge of Velva in the 1960s.
Builder
- Fargo Bridge & Iron Co.
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Velva Bridge
Velva City Park Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.05972, -100.93614   (decimal degrees)
48°03'35" N, 100°56'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/355742/5324751 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Velva
Inventory numbers
ND 25-106-400 (North Dakota bridge number)
BH 23494 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 63.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
85

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added mention of bridge's 1960s relocation.
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • December 29, 2009: Updated by J Lance: Added coordinates
  • July 23, 2009: Updated by J Lance

Sources 

Comments 

2nd Avenue Bridge
Posted December 4, 2012, by Nathan Holth

Hard to believe as it may be in North Dakota, this bridge may be spared demolition and given the preservation it deserves. http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/571190/...