Minneopa Falls Footbridge

Bridge Name

Phalen Park over Channel

Bridge No.

L8560

Bridge Type

2 – short approach spans, 1 – open spandrel CIP concrete arch span.

Bridge History

The footbridge was originally built in 1921 for sight-seers to view the waterfalls in the State Park. The condition of the bridge deteriorated over the years and finally had a rehabilitation done in 2012.

The bridge is a contributing resource to a NRHP (National Register of Historic Places) Historic District.

O.N.E. Involvement

O.N.E. developed plans and design for the rehabilitation of this bridge.

Bridge Location

Mankato, MN (Blue Earth County)

Lat/Long – 44.148736, -94.090589

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