Bridges of Minneapolis, Part 3: Lowry Avenue Bridge — Traces of Places

Completed in October 2012, the most recent Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis is a steel tied-arch bridge over the Mississippi River. The original structure, built in 1905, utilized a five-span truss design. However, after 51 years, this 1st bridge finally became too weak to carry traffic. So in 1958, five new truss spans were built in this location using the same piers, only […]

Bridges of Minneapolis, Part 3: Lowry Avenue Bridge — Traces of Places