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Meridian Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Barrel Shot Looking South

I thought, at first glance, that this bridge was very rusty. It is simply covered with red dust from the gravel road surface.

This is a very attractive bridge.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2009

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BH Photo #142205

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over East Fork Popple River on Meridian Avenue
Location
Town of Colby, Clark County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 74.5 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.88949, -90.43445   (decimal degrees)
44°53'22" N, 90°26'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/702593/4973876 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Curtiss
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
116
Inventory number
BH 34712 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS Coordinates per To-Do List
  • July 6, 2009: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS Coordinates

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net