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Chippewa City Drive Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over O'neil Creek on Chippewa City Drive
Location
Chippewa County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1903, Replaced 2003
Builder
- A.Y. Bayne & Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.5 ft.
Total length: 73.2 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.99926, -91.35221   (decimal degrees)
44°59'57" N, 91°21'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/629873/4984188 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Wissota
Inventory number
BH 34693 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2015: Updated by Luke: Corrected bridge type, addded builder and link to image
  • June 12, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is lost

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Comments 

Chippewa City Drive Bridge
Posted May 30, 2015, by Gary Spaeth (garyspaeth [at] hotmail [dot] com)

i have a video on youtube of this bridge.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm3vwnNbwvc

Chippewa City Bridge
Posted September 15, 2010, by Bruce Neeb (bruce [dot] neeb [at] wisconsin [dot] gov)

Bridge served as a popular fishing platform after it was closed to traffic in the 1990s. Was taken down due to safety concerns in 2003. Town of Eagle Point agreed in 2010 to develop plans for an handicap accessible fishing structure at the site.

Chippewa City Bridge
Posted September 24, 2008, by Larry Hebert (larryhebert [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was removed in 2003.