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Water Street Bridge

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Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2008

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Water Street in Milwaukee
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1987
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 224.1 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03125, -87.91000   (decimal degrees)
43°01'52" N, 87°54'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425864/4764686 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 34869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 80.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
15,639

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • July 5, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

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