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Wakely Road Bridge

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North Face

This bridge was built to allow land access to Wakely Tavern on the Wisconsin River. The tavern is located at what was once the end of the rapids that gave Wisconsin Rapids and Nekoosha their names.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

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BH Photo #176463

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge on Wakely Road
Location
Saratoga, Wood County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1892
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 2001
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.29998, -89.88862   (decimal degrees)
44°17'60" N, 89°53'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/269574/4909250 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nekoosa
Inventory numbers
NRHP 01000345 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 46080 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,936)
Arch (12,467)
Built 1892 (231)
Built during 1890s (3,077)
Deck arch (11,706)
NR-listed (3,000)
Open (40,324)
Saratoga, Wisconsin (1)
Stone arch (3,202)
Wisconsin (1,592)
Wood County, Wisconsin (17)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2010: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

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