Saturday, March 22, 2014

Sorlie Memorial Bridge (NRHP)

US Highway 2 (Business)
Grand Forks, ND - East Grand Forks, MN

Metal Parker through truss with abutments adapted to clay banks of Red River, built in 1929 as joint Minnesota–North Dakota project.¹ Added to National Register July 19, 1999.





A Parker truss bridge is a Pratt truss design with a polygonal upper chord. 
Truss bridge. (2014, March 21). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Truss_bridge&oldid=600605680

Portion of maintenance plan
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¹   National Register Property Details : National Register of Historic Places : mnhs.org. (n.d.). Retrieved March 22, 2014, from http://nrhp.mnhs.org/NRDetails.cfm?NPSNum=99000844