Sunday, May 25, 2014

Whitefish Creek Bridge (Bridge 3355)

Wigwam Bay
US Highway 169

This bridge carries Highway 169 over Whitefish Creek at Wigwam Bay, Mille Lacs Lake. It was designed by the National Park Service and built by the CCC in 1939, one of several area road features built by the Garrison CCC Camp.

Whitefish Creek Bridge (Bridge 3355), Oct 2013
(east railing)

West headwall

West railing

This bridge probably used granite quarried at the Isle-Warman granite area by the Cold Spring Granite Company.

Whitefish Creek Bridge (Bridge 3355), Aug. 1997
(east railing)

from 1939 bridge plan - MnDOT

1920 bridge - reinf. concrete slab span