Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Bridge 4846

Bridge 4846

bridge 4846
See features of the bridge

History & significance

Bridge 4846 is a Pratt through truss located in Lake Washington Park in Kasota Township in Le Sueur County. Built in 1875, the bridge carries a pedestrian and bicycle path over Shanaska Creek. It is significant as an early truss bridge in Minnesota, and as one of only five extant examples of wrought-iron bridges in the state.

Location

Kasota Township (Le Sueur County)
Latitude, Longitude: 44.26637126, -93.89828501

Bridge features

bridge 4846

Design and construction of a single-
span, wrought-iron, pin-connected,
Pratt through truss.

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Use of wrought-iron members in truss construction.