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Milwaukee River Broadway St. Bridge

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Broadway No Longer Goes Through

Catalano Square now blocks Broadway Street from the Broadway Bridge, which is called The Young Street bridge in some circles - although the signage on the bridge still refers to it as the "Broadway Bascule Bridge."

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2008

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Broadway Street (WI 32) in Milwaukee
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1982
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.9 ft.
Total length: 267.4 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Also called
Young Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03000, -87.90760   (decimal degrees)
43°01'48" N, 87°54'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/426058/4764545 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 34861 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 75.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
7,331

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 8, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • April 18, 2010: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • July 5, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Douglas Butler