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Olson Skyway

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Birgit Smith in August 2009

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BH Photo #146852

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over 8th Street S. and 12th Ave. on Pedestrian traffic only in Moorhead
Location
Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1997 replacing a tunnel which ran underneath the intersection. Tunnel remains open to maintenance personnel only while the skyway is open to the public.
Design
Combination Howe truss and steel through arch (latter spanning 8th St. S. and 12th Ave.) bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 600.1 ft.
Also called
Concordia College Skyway
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.86278, -96.76833   (decimal degrees)
46°51'46" N, 96°46'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/670094/5192333 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fargo South
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
15,500
Inventory numbers
MN 94280 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 43444 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 1999)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2009: New photos from Jason Smith
  • October 1, 2009: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

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