This bridge carries Meadowbrook Road across the Minnehaha Creek in an
industrial area of Saint Louis Park north of Excelsior Boulevard and west of
Louisiana Avenue. This bridge could be called the Ordinary Bridge. It uses
very ordinary concrete channel beams, ordinary steel pilings, ordinary
railings, and an ordinary concrete deck. The bridge has no decorative
elements at all, making it truly a very ordinary bridge.
The photo above is looking north down the length of the bridge deck from the
southbound lane of Meadowbrook Road. The photo below is looking northeast
across the bridge deck from the far side of Powell Road, which runs along
the south side of the creek.
These two photos are views of the upstream west side of the Meadowbrook Road
Bridge. The photo above is from near the southwest corner of the structure.
The photo below is a view from the water level on the south bank of the