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Badger State Trail - 8th Street Overpass

Street View 

Historical Street View, October 2007 

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through girder bridge over 8th Street on Badger State Trail
Location
Monroe, Green County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1928 by the Illinois Central Railroad; abandoned in 1963; demolished in 2011
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Wisconsin & Calumet Railroad (WICT)
Design
The main span over 8th Street is a steel through girder supported on concrete piers while there are 4 timber deck girder spans supported on timber piers on either end approaching the main span for a total of 9 spans overall.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.5 ft.
Total length: 216.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.60345, -89.64903   (decimal degrees)
42°36'12" N, 89°38'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/282692/4720181 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monroe
Land survey
T.2N., R.7E., Sec. 34
Elevation
1020 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 47481 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2022: Essay added by Paul Plassman
  • October 15, 2011: Updated by James Baughn: Brad Bates reports that bridge has been demolished
  • January 1, 2011: Added by Eric Hanson

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