Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Bridge 90592

Bridge 90592

Bridge 90592
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History & significance

Bridge 90592 is a c.1904 single-span, cast-in-place concrete arch bridge that carries 28th Avenue over Minnehaha Creek in the Minnehaha Parkway area of south Minneapolis. The structural arch and its headwalls and wingwalls are comprised of cast-in-place reinforced concrete. Bridge 90592 is significant as an example of the early use of reinforced concrete in Minnesota, and it is also a contributing structure to the Grand Rounds Historic District.

Location

City of Minneapolis (Hennepin County)
Latitude, Longitude: 44.91830872, -93.23217673

Bridge features

Bridge 90592

Materials, design, and construction of an early
reinforced-concrete arch bridge, representing the
early (1900-1905) park design philosophy of simplicity and minimal ornamentation.

Bridge 90592
Ornamental metal railing, originally salvaged from
the Franklin Avenue Bridge, with metal brackets and knee braces.
Bridge 90592

Minnehaha Parkway setting. The bridge is located along the Minnehaha Parkway, part of the Grand Rounds Historic District.