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Highland Boulevard Viaduct

Photos 

The South Approach

This bridge is in a unique position. To the left of this shot (west) is Miller Valley, home of Miller Brewing Company. To the right (east) is the headquarters of Harley-Davidson. You will see both facilities in these photos.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in March 2008

BH Photo #112854

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over CMSTPP Railroad on W. Highland Blvd. in Milwaukee
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a UCED in 2009
History
Built 1909; Replaced 2009
Builders
- B.E. Sivyer
- Claude Allen Porter Turner of Lincoln, Rhode Island
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 108.9 ft.
Total length: 218.5 ft.
Deck width: 54.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04530, -87.96500   (decimal degrees)
43°02'43" N, 87°57'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/421401/4766297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 34880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2006)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
10,000

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2011: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status - Bridge has been replaced by a UCEB
  • July 9, 2011: Updated by J.R. Manning: Bridge has been replaced
  • August 8, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated bridge data
  • July 28, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • July 24, 2008: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • March 16, 2008: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • March 15, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning

Sources 

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