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Oak Leaf Trail - Milwaukee River Parkway Bridge

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WSOR - Milwaukee River Parkway Bridge

Under Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2014

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BH Photo #285442

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned slab bridge over Milwaukee River Parkway on Oak Leaf Trail
Location
Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1950
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.5 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Milwaukee River Parkway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.11387, -87.92386   (decimal degrees)
43°06'50" N, 87°55'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/424836/4773874 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 61365 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
1,200

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2016: Updated by Luke: Updated status per forum comment.
  • June 15, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 14, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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UP - Milwaukee River Parkway Bridge
Posted January 17, 2016, by Rich (rich [dot] steenwyk [at] gmail [dot] com)

Now hosts a recently opened extension of the Oak Leaf Bike Trail