Gooseberry / Lindenwood Lift Bridge - Moorhead, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O
N 46° 51.225 W 096° 47.124
14T E 668822 N 5191293
Quick Description: Bike and Walking Path bridge between Gooseberry and Lindenwood Parks.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2019 3:46:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM11AF1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
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Long Description:
SRF completed environmental documentation and design plans for two pedestrian bridges over the Red River linking the cities of Fargo and Moorhead. After analyzing whether to repair the existing bridges, it was determined the two structures should be replaced because they did not meet current size and loading design standards, and a longer bridge span would address problems caused by riverbank erosion.

The new bridges have concrete abutments and mechanical lift towers that raise the bridges higher than the 500-year floodplain water levels, keeping the bridges from sustaining large amounts of damage during flooding. Raising the bridges during flood events reduces maintenance costs as well as damage caused by large cranes that had to lift the bridges out of the water whenever heavy flooding occurred. Information from SRF Consulting.

According to, this is a modern pratt pony truss vertical lift bridge. (visit link)
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