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Bridge No 5827
The Zumbro Falls Bridge 5827 as seen from the north.
Carries TH 60
Crosses Stream Bed
Locale Zumbro Falls, Minnesota
Maintained by State of Minnesota
ID number WB-ZFC-011
Design Multi-plate Arch
Total length 23 feet
Width 74 feet
Opened 1938
Coordinates 44°16′58″N 92°25′06″W / 44.28278°N 92.41833°W / 44.28278; -92.41833Coordinates: 44°16′58″N 92°25′06″W / 44.28278°N 92.41833°W / 44.28278; -92.41833

Bridge No 5827 is a bridge in Zumbro Falls, Minnesota which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is listed in the National Register under "Iron and Steel Bridges in Minnesota, 1873-1945". The bridge is on Highway 60, .1 miles east of the U.S. Highway 63 intersection. This bridge was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1938 for an approximate cost of $2000. This bridge is an example of New Deal, labor intensive work projects which promoted highway beautification and highlighted local craftsman skills and workmanship. The bridge is built on an Armco Culvert Manufacturers Association galvanized, corrugated-iron structure. Excellent masonry work covers the structure to result in a stoned-faced, multi-plate arch style bridge.

References

  • Mead & Hunt; HNTB (June 2006). Management Plan for Historic Bridges in Minnesota. Report prepared for Minnesota Department of Transportation.  

External links

This Minnesota Historic Bridge Plan document includes an executive summary of this bridge on page 97.

This bridge is adjacent to the grounds of the Burr Oaks Bed and Breakfast of Zumbro Falls, Minnesota

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