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Orleans Avenue Bridge

Photo 

Remains of the bridge's south abutment

Photo taken in 1998 by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #111967

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Orleans Avenue in Dell Rapids
Location
Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Status
Removed
History
Through truss bridge was closed to traffic for many years, posing a safety hazard resulting in the city councils decision to remove it
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.82010, -96.71004   (decimal degrees)
43°49'12" N, 96°42'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/684151/4854440 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dell Rapids
Inventory number
BH 36294 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2018: Updated by Jason Smith: Updated information per find in the archives: Bridge removed in January 1990 despite debate on whether to rehabilitate or remove it.
  • February 21, 2008: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com