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Main Street Bridge

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Barrel Shot Looking South

Main Street was under reconstruction at the time these photos were taken.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in September 2008

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BH Photo #124899

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Yahara River on Main Street in Madison
Location
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Replaced a historic bridge 1999
Design
This arch bridge replaced an arch bridge built in 1925-26 and appears to be a faithful reproduction of the original, designed by City Engineer E.E. Parker, including the neoclassical balustrades. The original was 88.5' long by 65' wide including a 32' roadway and two walkways.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.7 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Also called
Yahara River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.08944, -89.36083   (decimal degrees)
43°05'22" N, 89°21'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/307848/4773452 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Madison East
Inventory number
BH 37448 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,725

Update Log 

  • September 21, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • September 20, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

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