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Milwaukee Street Bridge

Photos 

The South Face

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2008

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BH Photo #120385

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Rock River on Milwaukee Street in Janesville
Location
Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
$5,500,000 has been earmarked in the stimulus bill to replace this bridge.
History
Built 1913
Builders
- German-American Portland Cement Co. of Hamburg, Germany & LaSalle, Illinois. (Concrete Mix)
- Gould Construction Co. of Davenport, Iowa (Contractor)
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 226.1 ft.
Deck width: 35.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.68265, -89.02348   (decimal degrees)
42°40'58" N, 89°01'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/334220/4727559 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Janesville West
Inventory number
BH 34925 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
6,867

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • October 24, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Concrete balustrade", "Balustrade railing"
  • October 23, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 19, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS Coordinates per To-Do List
  • March 27, 2009: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated future prospects - this bridge appears to be doomed
  • August 9, 2008: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • August 8, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Data and added GPS coordinates

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