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UP - River Park Bridge

Photos 

Barrel Shot Looking West

This span crosses New Jersey Avenue. This bridge crosses two streets and the Sheboygan River.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2009

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BH Photo #141834

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck Truss bridge over New Jersey Avenue, Sheboygan River and River Park Drive on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Combination lattice and plate girder deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 700.0 ft.
Also called
New Jersey Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.74678, -87.72919   (decimal degrees)
43°44'48" N, 87°43'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/441289/4844007 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sheboygan South
Inventory number
BH 42875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
2,600

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 23, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 25, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

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