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UP - Watertown Plank Road Overpass

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The east side

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in March 2008

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge bridge over CPRR on UPRR in Wauwatosa
Location
Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Design
Main span: Riveted, 7-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.9 ft.
Total length: 488.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04640, -88.04965   (decimal degrees)
43°02'47" N, 88°02'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/414508/4766502 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Wauwatosa
Inventory number
BH 34884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
12,470

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway"
  • April 25, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added bridge to Railroad overpass category
  • March 29, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning

Sources 

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