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McGilvray Road Bridge No. 5 Kingpost Bridge

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McGilvray Road Kingpost Truss Bridge

The La Crosse Tribune: March 2 1980

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BH Photo #455186

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Description 

Replaced another one of the Horton design Bowstring pony truss bridges that was washed out in 1911. This bridge was in turn replaced with a pony truss that was moved in from another county.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Kingpost pony truss bridge on McGilvray Road at the site of modern-day Bridge No. 5
Location
La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Status
Removed March 1986
Design
Kingpost pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.02337, -91.32907   (decimal degrees)
44°01'24" N, 91°19'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/633913/4875825 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 34799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 27, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added GPS coords and linked bridge to its relocated replacement
  • August 26, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch

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