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8th Street Pedestrian Bridge

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View of both spans of bridge from the southeast

Photo taken by J Lance on July 17, 2009

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BH Photo #143744

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Overview
Pratt through truss footbridge over Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway on a pedestrian trail in Minot
Location
Minot, Ward County, North Dakota
Status
Open to pedestrians
Design
This bridge is a purpose-built footbridge. The portals for the truss are about 8 feet high. It is a very small span for a through truss bridge. It is made up of one 10 panel and one 12 panel Pratt through truss footbridge. Both "approach spans" are stairways.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.24056, -101.28159   (decimal degrees)
48°14'26" N, 101°16'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/330601/5345554 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minot
Inventory number
BH 43077 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 14, 2011: New Street View added by J Lance
  • November 17, 2009: Updated by J Lance: Added coordinates
  • July 28, 2009: Updated by J Lance: Added bridge

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8th Street Pedestrian Bridge
Posted July 4, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Here is a photo of this bridge during the massive flooding:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ndguard/5873351341/