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6th Street Bascule Bridge (Old)

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Lrd S 6th Street
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908; Replaced 2002
Builder
- Strobel Steel Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.3 ft.
Total length: 2,763.3 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03300, -87.91865   (decimal degrees)
43°01'59" N, 87°55'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425162/4764888 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 73711 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1998)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1980 55079)
13,200

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 16, 2016: Added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler