Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Bridge 7979

Bridge 7979

Bridge 7979
See features of the bridge

History & significance

Bridge 7979 is a masonry-arch bridge constructed c.1904. It carries County Road 15 over a branch of Willow Creek approximately 3 miles south of the city of Preston in Carimona Township, Fillmore County. It is significant as an example of masonry arch highway bridge, and is particularly noteworthy for its two-span design.

Location

Carimona Township (Fillmore County)
Latitude, Longitude: 43.62285281, -92.10394719

Bridge features

Bridge 7979

Design and construction of a single span, steel,
pin-connected Pratt through truss, including original bridge builder's plates.