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CN - River Street Overpass

Photos 

West Approach

I was impressed by the Art Deco design of the abutments and facing of the approach spans. I was surprised to learn this bridge was built as late as it was because it appears like it might have been built 20 years prior.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2009

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BH Photo #142773

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over WI Bus 29 / River Road on Canadian National Railway (Formerly Soo Line) in Chippewa Falls
Location
Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 81.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.93000, -91.40167   (decimal degrees)
44°55'48" N, 91°24'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/626126/4976416 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chippewa Falls
Inventory number
BH 43024 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 16, 2009: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

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