Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Third Street Bridge (Bridge L5391)

Third Street Bridge (Bridge L5391)

Third Street Bridge
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History & significance

The Third Street Bridge is a steel, single-span, riveted Pennsylvania through truss that carries Third Street North over the Cannon River in Cannon Falls, Goodhue County.  The bridge was constructed in 1910 and possesses ornamental features including a decorative railing, endposts, and bridge builder’s plaque.  The Third Street Bridge is significant as a representative example of a Pennsylvania through truss, an unusual type in Minnesota.  It is also historically significant for its associations with Minneapolis bridge builder, A.Y. Bayne, and the Saint Paul engineering firm of Loweth and Wolff, both important in Minnesota.

Location

City of Cannon Falls (Goodhue County)
Latitude, Longitude: 44.51343360, -92.90427277

Bridge features

Third Street Bridge

Design and construction of a single-span, riveted,
Pennsylvania through truss, a representative example of A.Y. Bayne and the Saint Paul engineering firm of Loweth and Wolff, both important in Minnesota.

Third Street Bridge

Ornamental features including the decorative railing,
endposts, and bridge builder’s plaque.