Heartland State Trail - Crow Wing River Bridge/Akeley

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2010
End Date
November 2010
Counties Affected
Hubbard
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009 Ch. 172 Art. 3 Sec. 2(3)
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Replacement of the former railroad bridge which carried the Heartland State Trail over the Crow Wing River at the Town of Akeley. The former wood pile railroad bridge was approximately 100 years old had been inspected and recommended for replacement given advanced deterioriation.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The demolition of the 312' long former railroad trestle bridge over the Crow Wing River at Akeley was completed during August. A new 160' single span steel trail bridge with a concrete deck was open for use in late October 2010.

Project Overview

Replacement of State Trail Bridge over the Crow Wing River in the Community of Akeley.

About the Issue

Demolition and replacement of former railroad bridge that had been previously converted to recreational trail use. Construction of the replacement bridge was completed during October 2010.

Project Manager
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Skaar
Organization Name
MNDNR Division of Parks and Trails
Street Address
500 Lafayette Rd
City
St Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55155
Phone
(651) 259-5636
Email
kent.skaar@state.mn.us