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CN - Wilson Street Overpass

Photos 

Barrel Shot Looking West

As you first approach this bridge, an optical illusion makes it look like a barricade or a bridge that you will hit. A dip in the roadway takes you under the bridge, but it is a low clearance of 10'5".

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2009

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BH Photo #142669

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete bridge over Wilson Street on Canadian National Railway
Location
Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC)
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 72.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.45127, -89.28846   (decimal degrees)
44°27'05" N, 89°17'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/317920/4924543 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Amherst
Inventory number
BH 43014 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
1,790

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 30, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 15, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com