Rice Avenue Bridge
Rice Ave. Bridge
Photo taken by Robert Thompson
BH Photo #200983
Pedestrians and bicyclists only - no longer used for vehicles. The bridge stands 50 feet above the ravine.
- Deck truss bridge over Pike Creek on Rice Avenue
- Beyfield, Bayfield County, Wisconsin
- Open to pedestrians only
- Built 1912. Closed to vehicular traffic in 1967 and to pedestrians in 1983. Restored in 1984 for pedestrian use. Additional rehabilitation in 2006.
- - Wausau Iron Works of Wausau, Wisconsin
- Lightly-built steel arch-shaped truss.
Total length: 230.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Listed as a contributing resource to the Bayfield Historic District
- Also called
- Old Iron Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +46.81356, -90.81726 (decimal degrees)
46°48'49" N, 90°49'02" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/666518/5186758 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- 700 ft. above sea level
- Inventory number
- BH 48898 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- July 22, 2014: Updated by Ralph Demars: Updated Status; Before I had added the street view, I thought it was open to cars!
- March 4, 2012: Updated by Robert Thompson: Typo fixed.
- December 28, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added dates, builder, NRHP listing, local name.
- June 12, 2011: Added by Robert Thompson