Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Bridge 1482

Bridge 1482

bridge 1482
Design and construction of steel King-post pony truss by the
Hewett Bridge Company, an important bridge building
company in Minnesota.

History & significance

Bridge 1482 is a king-post pony truss built around 1908. The bridge was moved to its present location in Schoneman County Park in Luverne Township, Rock County, in 1990 and now functions as a pedestrian bridge. Bridge 1482 is significant as a rare example of a king-post pony truss bridge in Minnesota and for its association with the Hewett Bridge Company, an important bridge manufacturing company in the state.

Location

City of Luverne (Rock County)
Latitude, Longitude: 43.62487746, -96.21173018