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Fox River Canal Bridge

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9 Lawe Street 01.JPG

Looking to the southwest. The canal has just been drained for winter maintenance. Normally the water level is about 7 feet deeper. The canal abuts the south bank of the river valley, which is incised about 50 feet deep into the surrounding plain.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in October 2009

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BH Photo #148392

Map 

Street View 

    Essay 

    Written by Robert Thompson

    This bridge replaced an earlier swing bridge at the same location

    Facts 

    Overview
    Bascule bridge over Fox River Canal on Lawe Street in Appleton
    Location
    Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin
    Status
    Open to traffic
    History
    Built 1954
    Design
    Bascule
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
    Total length: 77.1 ft.
    Deck width: 22.0 ft.
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +44.25517, -88.39638   (decimal degrees)
    44°15'19" N, 88°23'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    16/388527/4901163 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Appleton
    Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
    7,637
    Inventory number
    BH 34683 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of May 2016)
    Overall condition: Good
    Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
    Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
    Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
    Sufficiency rating: 72.3 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • May 8, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • December 28, 2010: New photos from Robert Thompson
    • October 31, 2009: Essay added by Robert Thompson

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