Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Clinton Falls Bridge (Bridge L5573)

Clinton Falls Bridge (Bridge L5573)

Clinton Falls Bridge
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History & significance

The Clinton Falls Bridge, is a single-span, pin-connected, steel Pratt through truss. It is located in Clinton Falls Township, Steele County, approximately 3 miles north of Owatonna adjacent to the 1856 Clinton Falls Mill and mill dam. The bridge was designed by the George E. King Company and constructed in 1894 to carry Township Road 95 over the Straight River. It is currently closed to traffic. The Clinton Falls Bridge is significant example of an early steel truss bridge design in Minnesota.


Clinton Falls Township (Steele County)
Latitude, Longitude: 44.14277275, -93.24417994

Bridge features

Clinton Falls Bridge

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

Clinton Falls Bridge

Constructed in 1894, this bridge is one of the first in the state to use steel construction materials.