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Queen Avenue Overpass

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Photo taken by Elkman

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Minnesota Transportation Museum street railway track in Minneapolis
Location
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builders
- Charles R. Shepley (Design)
- Railroad Co. Bridge Gang/Railroad Co. Forces (Erection)
Railroads
- Como-Harriet Streetcar Line (CHSL)
- Minneapolis Street Railway
- Streetcar
- Twin City Rapid Transit Co. (TCRT; TCL)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 6, 1989
Also called
Linden Hill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.92447, -93.31128   (decimal degrees)
44°55'28" N, 93°18'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/475434/4974607 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minneapolis South
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
774
Inventory numbers
NRHP 89001847 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
MN L9329 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 20433 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 82 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 22, 2015: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Queen Avenue Overpass
Posted December 9, 2020, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

That's what i thought,Luke.Being in a cold and snowy part of the country that makes sense in the wintertime.

Queen Avenue Overpass
Posted December 9, 2020, by Luke

That's the carbarn for the Minnesota Streetcar Museum's Como-Harriet Streetcar line, a short recreation of a Twin Cities Rapid Transit line between Lake Harriet and Bde Maka Ska.

Queen Avenue Overpass
Posted December 9, 2020, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Does anybody know why there are storage containers under this bridge?