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State Street Bascule Bridge (New)

Photos 

The South Face

This is a single leaf bascule bridge. The approach span, behind the control tower, crosses Wisconsin Avenue.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2008

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BH Photo #117362

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Single span bascule bridge over Root River on State Street (WI 38) in Racine
Location
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1988
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.2 ft.
Total length: 292.7 ft.
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Also called
Airborne Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.73167, -87.78595   (decimal degrees)
42°43'54" N, 87°47'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/435660/4731317 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Racine South
Inventory number
BH 34920 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
11,289

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 4, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • July 11, 2008: New photo from J.R. Manning

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Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Racine History - Todd Wallace has put together an interesting website full of memories and historical data of this city on the west coast of Lake Michigan.
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler