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BNSF - Whisky Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by Great Northern Bridge Book, located at the Minnesota Historical Society Archives

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Whisky Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Kent, Wilkin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.0 ft.
Total length: 266.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.44117, -96.68649   (decimal degrees)
46°26'28" N, 96°41'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/677708/5145666 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Abercrombie
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
1,250
Inventory numbers
MN 5185 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 58195 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 1999)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
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Update Log 

  • September 5, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • September 28, 2013: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

Comments 

BNSF Whisky Creek Bridge
Posted September 29, 2013, by John Marvig (johnmarvig [at] chaska [dot] net)

http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d4/projects/hwy75kent/documents/k...

US-75 will be rerouted, bridge to remain. Project begins 2016