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UP - Oak Creek Parkway Overpass

Photos 

The West Approach

The bridge crosses Oak Creek and the Oak Creek Parkway.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2008

BH Photo #115965

Map 

Description 

Dates supplied in Masonry Culvert Valuation, Wisconsin Division Valuation Section 2; provided by Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Oak Creek and Oak Creek Parkway on Union Pacific Railroad in South Milwaukee
Location
South Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1883, Widened 1890
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.92345, -87.86402   (decimal degrees)
42°55'24" N, 87°51'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/429487/4752676 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 34873 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NWHS Archives
  • June 16, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 22, 2009: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Railroad Data
  • June 26, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com