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6th Street North Bascule Bridge

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The East Face

As seen from the Post Office bridge.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2008

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Menomonee River on 6th Street in Milwaukee
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2002; Replaced, in part, the 1908 6th Street Viaduct
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 121.1 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Deck width: 58.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03300, -87.91865   (decimal degrees)
43°01'59" N, 87°55'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425162/4764888 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 34856 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
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: 86.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
21,832

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning

Sources 

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

Comments 

6th Street North Bascule Bridge
Posted July 17, 2013, by Douglas Butler (drawbridges [at] lycos [dot] com)

North 6th street bridge drawing.

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