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Main Street Bridge (1881)

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Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Rock River on Main Street (WI-16)
Location
Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1881 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1890; reconstructed 1908 by the Milwaukee Light, Heat, & Traction Co. for interurban traffic; replaced 1931
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Interurban
- Milwaukee Light, Heat & Traction Co. (MLH&T)
Design
Deck plate girder; light deck trusses later added on outside
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.0 ft.
Total length: 208.0 ft.
Deck width: 36.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.19442, -88.72488   (decimal degrees)
43°11'40" N, 88°43'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/359850/4783849 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96078 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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