When I was growing up in the Milwaukee area, hardly anyone considered recreational boating in the Milwaukee River, let alone, kayaking. Great strides have been made here to make the river a vital asset to the city.
Slated for demolition and replacement under Design Build project #2653-03-71 Under Obama Recovery TIGER Grant
Double Leaf Deck Plate Girder Bascule
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 128.0 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04580, -87.91356(decimal degrees) 43°02'45" N, 87°54'49" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
BH 34881 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2010)
Deck condition rating: Serious(3 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Poor(4 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9) Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
March 10, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.