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UP - Sand Creek Bridge #9

Photos 

UP Sand Creek Bridge #9

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2011

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BH Photo #240876

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Sand Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1944 replacing a long deck plate girder
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (MSTL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
2 Span I-Beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.0 ft.
Total length: 87.0 ft.
Also called
M&STL - Sand Creek Bridge #9
M&STL - Bridge #32
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.66523, -93.62784   (decimal degrees)
44°39'55" N, 93°37'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450229/4945954 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jordan West
Inventory number
BH 53728 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 3, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 2, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway", "Railroad"
  • October 2, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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