CP Osceola Avenue Bridge (St. Paul)

Through Plate Girder bridge over Osceola Avenue
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota

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Name CP Osceola Avenue Bridge (St. Paul)
Built By Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railway
Contractor Unknown
Currently Owned By Canadian Pacific Railway
Length 70 Feet Total, 40 Foot Main Span
Width 2 Tracks, 1 In Use
Height Above Ground 12 Feet 1 Inch
Superstructure Type Through Plate Girder
Substructure Type Steel Tower, Stone Masonry and Concrete
Date Built 1929
Traffic Count 2 Trains/Day (Estimated)
Current Status In Use
MILW Bridge Number L-306
Significance Local Significance
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This through bridge crosses Osceola Avenue near Grace Street.
Built in 1929, the bridge consists of a trio of through girder spans, set onto steel towers. The bridge also supported by concrete and stone.
Structures like this are incredibly common along railroads, due to their ability to be cheap to construct.
Overall, it appears that this bridge remains in fair condition.

The author has ranked this bridge as being locally significant, due to the common design.
The photo above is an overview.


Source Type


Build Date 2012 National Bridge Inventory
Railroad Line History Source ICC Valuation Information, Compiled by Richard S. Steele

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