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Tenney Park Bridges

Photos 

Historical Marker

This is not in Tenney Park, but it does describe the Yahara River Parkway and Tenney Park designs. Tenney Park was built on the far eastern end of Madison in 1901 where the Yahara River flows out of Lake Mendota.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in September 2008

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BH Photo #125018

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Several bridges over Tenny Park Lagoon on Pedestrian Walkways in Madison
Location
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
There has been $2,000,000.00 earmarked in the stimulus bill to upgrade the pavilion and to replace at least one, and perhaps more, of the bridges in Tenney Park.
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.09250, -89.36925   (decimal degrees)
43°05'33" N, 89°22'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/307172/4773811 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Madison East
Inventory number
BH 37460 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,478)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,748)
Dane County, Wisconsin (44)
Deck arch (10,728)
Doomed (1,073)
Footbridge (399)
Madison, Wisconsin (22)
Open to pedestrians (3,787)
Owned by city (4,896)
Wisconsin (1,375)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • December 6, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • March 27, 2009: Updated by J.R. Manning: Pavillion and bridges scheduled for refurbishment/replacement with funds in the stimulus bill.
  • September 21, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

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