Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Historic Bridges

Bridge 27547

Bridge 27547

Bridge 27547

Design and construction of an early prestressed,
post-tensioned bridge.

History and significance

Bridge 27547 is a prestressed, post-tensioned, concrete slab bridge that was designed by R. Fredrickson for the City of Minneapolis and constructed in 1970. It carries two-way traffic on Chicago Avenue over Minnehaha Creek. The bridge is significant as an example of the earliest period of use for prestressed, post-tensioned, concrete slab design and construction in Minnesota.


City of Minneapolis (Hennepin County)
Latitude, Longitude: 44.91116828, -93.26264918