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UP - Sand Creek Bridge #2

Photos 

UP Sand Creek Bridge #2

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2018

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BH Photo #424950

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Sand Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
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: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Also called
M&StL Bridge #41
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.63908, -93.60213   (decimal degrees)
44°38'21" N, 93°36'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/452245/4943034 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jordan East
Inventory number
BH 53735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 2, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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