Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Bridge 90449

Bridge 90449

Bridge 90449
See features of the bridge

History & significance

Bridge 90449 is a single-span, concrete arch bridge that carries Lake Street across the channel connecting Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles in the Lake District of Minneapolis. The structural arch and its headwalls/wingwalls are comprised of cast-in-place reinforced concrete with a masonry stone veneer. Designed by H. Lincoln Roger and Guy Vroman of New York City and completed in 1911, the bridge is significant for its high artistic value as conveyed through its Neo-classical design and as a contributing structure to the Grand Rounds Historic District.

Location

City of Minneapolis (Hennepin County)
Latitude, Longitude: 44.94943447, -93.30722373

Bridge features

Bridge 90449

Design and construction of single-span, reinforced-concrete, filled-spandrel, barrel-vaulted, elliptical-arch bridge.

Bridge 90449
Overall ornamental design and aesthetic. The bridge
features an overall Neoclassical architectural design
aesthetic to keep it in harmony with the formal, urban park setting.