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Hemlock Creek Bridge

Photos 

Approach Looking East

Note the slight curve at the portal. It appears that the bridge should have been skewed, but wasn't.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2009

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BH Photo #141431

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Hemlock Creek on WI 54
Location
Wood County, Wisconsin
Status
Lost - Replaced by a UCEB
History
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1986; Replaced 2010
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 94.5 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.36167, -90.07694   (decimal degrees)
44°21'42" N, 90°04'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/732927/4916199 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Babcock
Inventory number
BH 34977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status
  • June 14, 2009: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net

Comments 

Hemlock Creek Bridge
Posted December 11, 2010, by Todd D. Walker (mrwalk08 [at] aol [dot] com)

And UGLY!

Hemlock Creek Bridge
Posted December 10, 2010, by Matthew Lohry (matthewlohry [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Gross.

Hemlock Creek Bridge
Posted September 6, 2010, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

LOST!

This lovely pony truss has been replaced by a UUCEB - Unattractive Utilitarian Concrete Eyesore Bridge.