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Nymore Bridge


Nymore Bridge

Historic Name: Nymore Bridge
Mn/DOT Bridge Number: Bridge No. 2366
Bridge Type: Reinforced concrete arch

County: Beltrami
City/Township: Bemidji
Crossing: 1st St. over Mississippi River



Nymore Bridge

Engineer: Standard Reinforced Concrete Company, Indianapolis
Contractor: Illinois Steel Bridge Company
Year Built: 1916
Overall Length: 168 feet
Overall Width: 31 feet

Adapted from the National Register of Historic Places nomination form prepared by Robert M. Frame III. The Nymore Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.


Summary of Historic Significance
Nymore Bridge is a three-span, reinforced concrete, filled-spandrel, barrel-vault, segmental-arch bridge. Nymore Bridge is historically significant as an excellent, very early, large, urban, barrel-vault, reinforced concrete bridge in Minnesota. It is additionally significant for its use of a patented reinforcing system during the period of experimentation in reinforcing materials and systems. The bridge retains structural and design integrity.

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