North Channel Bridge

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North Channel Bridge
North Channel Bridge.jpg
North Channel Bridge, looking southeast from the north approach.
Coordinates 44°03′44″N 91°38′15″W / 44.06222°N 91.63750°W / 44.06222; -91.63750Coordinates: 44°03′44″N 91°38′15″W / 44.06222°N 91.63750°W / 44.06222; -91.63750
Carries Two lanes of MN 43 and WIS 54
Crosses Mississippi River
Locale Winona, Minnesota
ID number B-06-0752 (Wisconsin), 5930 (Minnesota)
Design Concrete girder bridge
Total length 1008 feet
Width 61 feet
Longest span 101 feet
Clearance below 20 feet
Opened 1997

The North Channel Bridge crosses the north channel of the Mississippi River between Latsch Island (part of Winona, Minnesota) and Buffalo County, Wisconsin.

The bridge has a street setup, with one lane in either direction. It carries Minnesota State Highway 43 and WI 54 in either direction. Immediately to the southwest is the Main Channel Bridge.


See also[edit]


  • Costello, Mary Charlotte (2002). Climbing the Mississippi River Bridge by Bridge, Volume Two: Minnesota. Cambridge, MN: Adventure Publications. ISBN 0-9644518-2-4. 

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