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Whitnall Park Bridge (West)

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The Northwest Face

There are a pair of bridges at this location, as a trangle intersection crosses a branch of the Root River here, at the west entrance to the park. The other bridge is just to the left of the parked car.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2008

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over a branch of Root River on Whitnall Park in Hales Corners
Location
Hales Corners, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch with stone facing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 27.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.93469, -88.04620   (decimal degrees)
42°56'05" N, 88°02'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/414635/4754093 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Hales Corners
Inventory number
BH 34886 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2012)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 56.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
8,500

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning

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