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Sprague Bridge

Photos 

Roadway View Looking East

Photo taken by Edwin G. Cordes, October 1988 for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #119275

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Yellow River on 9th St East in Towns of Armenia and Necedah
Location
Juneau County, Wisconsin
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1913; Replaced 1990
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
Design
Two span Pratt half-hip pony truss with pin connections and steel tube abutments. It is likely one of the last, if not the last, pin connected truss bridge built in the state.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.8 ft.
Total length: 121.7 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 23, 1995
Also called
9th Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.18569, -90.10311   (decimal degrees)
44°11'08" N, 90°06'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/731533/4896578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Miner
Inventory numbers
NRHP 94001574 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 37021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Took out the nasty "L" (Lost) word!
  • July 21, 2016: Updated by J.P.: Bridge Still Exists, Possible relocation but its up river of the new bridge.
  • April 10, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated bridge status
  • April 9, 2010: New Street View added by Matthew Lohry
  • August 1, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER WI-57 - Sprague Bridge, Over Yellow River between Armenia & Necedah, Armenia & Necedah, Juneau County, WI
  • Matt Lohry
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sprague Bridge
Posted July 21, 2016, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge still exists north of the new bridge. Added new location and updated bridge status. Also updated the NRHP info.

Sprague Bridge
Posted April 10, 2010, by Matthew Lohry (matthewlohry [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I added the street view of the eyesore that replaced the historic Sprague Bridge, just to verify that the bridge was indeed replaced.