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Lower Falls Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: June 3, 2013
Minneapolis: Hennepin County, Minnesota: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
51.0 Feet (15.5 Meters)
12 Feet (3.66 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
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bridge is one of a number of stone-faced concrete arch bridges in Minnehaha Park. Although they look like stone bridges, they are structurally held up by concrete. Each bridge in the park is slightly different in appearance. This bridge is
configured somewhat unusually as a ribbed closed spandrel arch bridge, and the bridge has only two ribs, one on each side of the bridge. The arch ribs appear to be original concrete. The railings are stone parapets with concrete caps,
however the concrete on the caps does not appear to be original.
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