Twin Cities Architecture

Aerial Lift Bridge

Lake Avenue
Duluth, Minnesota
Basic Information
Designed by C.P. Turner and Thomas F. McGilvray
Type Bridge
Maximum height 227 feet/68 meters
Maximum length 386 feet/116 meters
More Information
  • When open, the bridge clearance is 138 feet. When closed, it is 15 feet.
  • 29 March, 1930: The tug boat Essayons becomes the first vessel to pass beneath the operating lift bridge.