Rating:
2 votes

New Armstrong Creek bridge

Photo 

View from under The Red Bridge

Notice the all-wood construction, including the treated lumber footings.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in May 2011

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BH Photo #198811

Map 

Description 

Built in 2007. Ironically, this timber bridge bypasses a steel truss built to replace a timber bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Armstrong Creek on Old 101 Road
Location
Armstrong Creek, Forest County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Replacement bridge of timber construction
Design
Laminated timber stringers; treated lumber footings
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.5 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Old 101 Road bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.64159, -88.44659   (decimal degrees)
45°38'30" N, 88°26'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/387266/5055244 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Armstrong Creek
Elevation
1500 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
223
Inventory number
BH 48748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 8, 2011: Added by Robert Thompson