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Milwaukee Avenue Viaduct

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2013

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BH Photo #261774

Map 

Description 

You might even call this Deck plate bridge with deck truss approach since the part that actually crosses Milwaukee ave and the CP rail is deck plate. The deck truss portion crosses Farmers Valley Creek. A rename might even be proper.

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Milwaukee Ave/Farmers Valley Creek/CP Rwy on WI 16/WI 71 in Sparta
Location
Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1990
Design
6 Deck truss spans and 4 deck plate girder spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 1,080.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.94039, -90.79671   (decimal degrees)
43°56'25" N, 90°47'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/676825/4867612 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sparta
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
6,700
Inventory number
BH 34887 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added city
  • August 9, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Warren deck truss with all verticals"
  • August 4, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Info, photos

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